Finally, hope for a syphilis vaccine

Posted by on June 12, 2018 12:00 pm
Categories: health

Despite efforts to eradicate it, syphilis is on the rise. It is the second leading cause of stillbirth and miscarriage worldwide, and if left untreated it can cause strokes, dementia, and other neurological disease. Until now, most health agencies focused on treating infected people and their sex partners — but new discoveries may make a vaccine possible.

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