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Canada - North America's Skank?

el Guapo

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http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm...&e=7&u=/afp/20031224/hl_afp/canada_health_sex

VANCOUVER, Canada (AFP) - Vancouver is facing the worst outbreak of syphilis per capita in the developed world, with city health officials fearful of a looming epidemic of the sexually transmitted disease once thought almost wiped out in North America. Some 254 new cases have been diagnosed locally this year authorities said early this week -- more than the total for North America in two decades, with more expected, said Dr. Michael Rekart of the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control. "There's a lot of unsafe sex going on in Vancouver and the disease has simply taken hold," Rekart said. "Our outbreak is primarily among sex trade workers....
 

ludes98

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Damn whores...er I mean sex trade industry workers.

Most maps include Mexico in North America. I wonder what their syphilis count is? Google anyone?
 

GeogPlanner

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death is not gaurunteed...

LATE STAGE: If left untreated can cause damage to the brain, or heart, blindness and/ or death.
 
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