Dating apps and budget cuts blamed for rise in sexually transmitted diseases

More sexually transmitted infections are being diagnosed in Cambridgeshire, new data reveals.

Health experts have put the trend down to new sexual habits linked to the use of dating apps, as well as public budget cuts in sexual health services.

Figures show that 2,278 people were diagnosed with an STI in 2018, compared to 2,141 the previous year.

That's a rate of 551 people being diagnosed with a new infection per 100,000 Cambridgeshire residents aged 15 to 64 in the area,...
source: Fenland Citizen

2019-06-11 15:05
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