Northern Wyoming Daily News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

Increased syphilis cases reported in Wyoming

 

November 1, 2018



CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has detected an alarming increase in reported syphilis cases across Wyoming, especially in Fremont County

Syphilis is primarily transmitted through sex without a condom.

There have been 34 Wyoming cases reported so far in 2018, which represents a 36 percent increase over last year’s total for the entire year. With a reported 38 percent of this year’s cases, Fremont County is an area of current concern.

“Because of this increase, the department recently sent an alert to healthcare providers across the state encouraging them to prom...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018