The Hidden Epidemic

The Hidden Epidemic

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The results of an investigation by the U.S. Committee on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases surveys the scope of sexually transmitted diseases and pronounces their proliferation a national health crisis.Boily has developed a model that shows that HIV infection could not be established in the general U.S. heterosexual population ... it is estimated that successfully treating or preventing 100 cases of syphilis among high-risk groups for STDs would ... ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF STDS The costs of a few STDs have been estimated (IOM, 1985; Washington et al., ... This rough, conservative estimate does not capture the economic consequences of several other common and costlyanbsp;...

Title:The Hidden Epidemic
Author:Committee on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Publisher:National Academies - 1997-04-11


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