Wake County health officials say social networking apps are partly to blame for a sharp increase in syphillis cases.
Wake County health officials say social networking apps are partly to blame for a sharp increase in syphillis cases. Carolyn Kaster AP
Wake County health officials say social networking apps are partly to blame for a sharp increase in syphillis cases. Carolyn Kaster AP

Wake health officials: online hookups contributing to rise in syphilis cases

March 18, 2016 5:20 PM