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Syphilis Rate Among PA Newborns Tripled in a Decade, but Preventable Steps Can Be Taken

Aditya Romansa

In just a decade, the syphilis rate for newborns in Pennsylvania more than tripled. WESA’s Sarah Boden reports on how to turn this trend around.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2022-04-15/syphilis-pregnancy-babies-Pennsylvania

(Original air-date: 4/22/22)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.