Winnebago County Gonorrhea Cases Double


Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise.

Winnebago County health officials say the number of reported gonorrhea cases here have doubled compared to this time last year.  A majority of those infected are women younger than 30 years-old.

The Health Department says more doctors’ offices will test for the disease to find out just how widespread the infection is.

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