It’s STD Awareness Month. So Here Are Some Scary STD Stats & Facts For You!

By 04.09.13

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Did you know April is STD Awareness Month? Of course you didn’t. Here’s some other stuff you probably didn’t know.

— 50 million Americans have genital herpes and 85% of them don’t know they have it.

— One in four new STD infections occur in teenagers.

— Black American men account for 70% of the estimated new HIV infections among all Black Americans.

Still with us or thinking about taking a trip to the clinic later today? If you’re still here, good because we have more info and stats for those who want to be in the know. Wrap it up, folks! No glove, no love!

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