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Sexually transmitted diseases found in 25% of sexually active teenagers in the United States

Programe based on creating a website, especially targeted at sexually active teenagers

Around 1 in 4 sexually active teenagers in the United States are infected with a sexually transmitted diseases, such as chlamydia or human papilloma virus; moreover, teenagers and young people aged between 15 and 24 years old accounted for two thirds of chlamydia infections in 2014. In an attempt to resolve this problem, the United States health authorities are promoting a programme that they have christened “Know the facts first“, which is essentially based on creating a website, especially targeted at sexually active teenagers, as well as public service announcements and videos aimed at preventing these infections. (JAMA, 315; 333, 2016).

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