The Crane Independent School District in West Texas sent letters to parents confirming an outbreak of chlamydia in the local high school. District officials have reported at least 20 cases of the disease an estimated 1 in 15 students at the school have contracted chlamydia.
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The national rate of chlamydia infections has decreased for the first time since reporting on the disease began in 1994, says the CDC s annual report, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance. The report summarizes data on chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea for 2013.
According to new recommendations released by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), all sexually active young adults and