How many STDs are there in the world?


According to the World Health Organization, as of November 2013, there are over 30 distinct bacteria, parasites and viruses that are mainly transmitted by means of anal, oral and vaginal sex. Over 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur each day.

According to the WHO, around 500 million people acquire chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis infections every year. Around 530 million people are infected with HSV2, the virus that leads to genital herpes. Another common STI is the human papillomavirus (HPV), present in more than 290 million women worldwide. Some STIs, such as gonorrhoea, are becoming more resistant to treatment. STIs are not exclusively transmitted sexually. They can also be transmitted through blood transfusions, tissue transfer and during childbirth and pregnancy.

Q&A Related to "How many STDs are there in the world?"
You really want to be careful when having sex with multiple partners or unprotected sex with anyone. There are more than 25 known STD and the only way to prevent from getting and
Far too many to accurately count
The United States has the highest rates of STDs in the industrialized world. In the United States alone, about 19 million new infections are estimated to occur each year. Women suffer
18 million.
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