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Local Syphilis Outbreak Prompts Launch Of Awareness Campaign

Columbus city officials have launched an awareness campaign about a syphilis outbreak. Billboards and ads on social media and Internet dating sites are urging people to protect themselves. Columbus Public Health reports syphilis cases this year are up 50 percent from last year. The number of cases in 2014 was up 60 percent from 2013.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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