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UCSD Study Suggests Needle Sharing May Spread Syphilis

April 28, 2010 4:29 p.m.

A new study from UCSD suggests sex workers in Mexico may be getting syphilis from sharing dirty needles. The report says injection drug use appears to play a bigger role in syphilis transmission than risky sexual behavior.

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