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26 August 2010

Half a million sex infections in UK: 2009

Britain recorded almost half a million new cases of sexually transmitted infections last year, with teens and those aged under 25, especially young women, particularly affected.

Britain recorded almost half a million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) last year, with teenagers and those aged under 25, especially young women, particularly affected, figures showed.

Two-thirds of the new STIs in women were diagnosed in those aged 15 to 24, with more than half of new cases for men falling in the same age group.

 
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