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STI Rates During Lockdown

Exclusive information obtained by Newstalk Breakfast from the HSE shows that during the third qua...

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08.50 25 Oct 2020


STI Rates During Lockdown

STI Rates During Lockdown


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Exclusive information obtained by Newstalk Breakfast from the HSE shows that during the third quarter of 2020 there were still new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections being reported when the country was being asked to keep a safe distance from anyone not living in your household. 

There were 1,764 new cases of Chlamydia, 110 of HIV and 527 of Gonorrhoea  which represents a 20% reduction year on year 

Susan was joined by Dr Caroline West, host of the 'Glow West Podcast' and 'Sexpert' at Evoke.ie to discuss.

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