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SEX AND YOUR CITY: STD map ranks Baltimore as worst US city for sexually transmitted diseases – see where YOUR town stands

Websites that help people find local sexual partners may be fueling a rise in unprotected sex. PHOTO: via The Telegraph

AN STD map ranks Baltimore as the worst US city for sexually transmitted diseases as they run rampant in the South and California.

By Fionnuala O’Leary | 13 January 2020

THE US SUN — Testing experts at Innerbody analyzed CDC data to reveal the Top 100 cities with the highest STD rates — and Baltimore came in at number one.

Analysis of the latest statistics on a city-by-city basis showed Baltimore had the highest per capita with 2,004 cases reported per 100K.

There were 207 HIV cases, 7,636 cases of Chlamydia, 4,231 Gonorrhea cases, and 210 instances of Syphilis in the Maryland city.

California was at the top of the rankings with several cities listed as STD hotspots throughout the state.

These included San Francisco, Bakersfield, Fresno, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Tacoma and Riverside. […]

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