South Dakota sees most syphilis cases in 44 years
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Department of Health officials say the number of syphilis cases reported in the state last year was the most in 44 years.
State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger labeled as "very disheartening" an annual summary of infectious diseases in South Dakota showing that 48 syphilis cases were reported in 2013.
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