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 05:20 PM

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