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Syphilis returns to China

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:118

Syphilis has made a dramatic comeback in China. According to national surveillance figures, the incidence of primary or secondary infection with Treponema pallidum has increased more than 25-fold since 1993, from 0.2 to 5.7 cases per 100 000. These numbers dwarf …

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