Epidemic of ‘the great mimicker’– syphilis demands more monitoring, attention on diagnosis

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Epidemic of ‘the great mimicker’– syphilis demands more monitoring, attention on diagnosis

Keira
Stephenson
syphilis
A US Public Health Service poster from the 1940s warning of syphilis
Key points, Syphilis cases have more than doubled in the past two years, to about 495 a year. Auckland has the highest rates. Syphilis became a notifiable dis