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WHO Examines Global Estimates Of STIs, Impacts On Sexual, Reproductive Health

WHO: Global estimates shed light on toll of sexually transmitted infections
This piece discusses global estimates that were published Tuesday in an article in PLOS ONE on the prevalence and incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). “A large proportion of new STIs occur among adolescents and young adults who may not be aware that they are infected — which can have a negative impact upon their future sexual and reproductive health…” (12/8).

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