But along with the development of the era, the drug to cope with syphilis were found. Syphilis is no longer the dreaded disease for the community.
But a startling data revealed. In the last five years an increase in syphilis patients in European countries.
In England in 1997, one of 100 thousand people stricken with syphilis, but last year it rose to 9 of 100 thousand people.
In Germany in 1991, people with syphilis are 2 of 100 thousand people. And in 2003 experiencing an increase to 6 of 100 thousand people.
France has increased dramatically. in 2003 there are 428 cases of syphilis, while in the last three years, it rose as much as 16 times. In the Netherlands, especially Amsterdam in the year 2000-2004, the number of syphilis patients was 31 out of 100 thousand people.
The increase in the number of patients with syphilis is expected because of the increasing number of people who had sex at risk, such as same-sex relationships. Syphilis is usually more common in men. But women have the same risk the disease.
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