Facebook Spreads STDs

#Internet

Wed, Mar 24th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

Professor Peter Kelly, director of public health in Teesside, said staff had found a link between social networking sites and the resurgence in the sexually-transmitted disease syphilis. The virus has increased fourfold in Sunderland, Durham and Teesside, the areas of Britain where Facebook is most popular, because it has given people a new way to meet multiple partners for casual sexual encounters.

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