Jonathan Mermin

Jonathan Mermin has been quoted 12 times in 4 different articles. On this page, you will find all of Jonathan Mermin’s quotes organized by date and topic. Alongside each quote is a link back to the article where the quote was reported, so you can go back to the source for more context if you need it. Topics that Jonathan Mermin speaks about are United States, Americans, and std, for example. Most recently, Jonathan Mermin was quoted in the article Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Hit New High in U.S saying, “There is no evidence that talking about sexually transmitted disease prevention increases sexual activity.”.

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The STD epidemic is getting worse in the United States and, in fact, is at its highest levels yet.

Clinicians can make STD screening a standard part of clinical care.

The way to prevent infants from dying of syphilis is to help women get diagnosed and treated when they are pregnant.

Parents and providers and teachers can provide young people with safe and effective ways to prevent STDs. Good sex education prevents STDs.

Last year was the first year that we saw increases but those increases are actually continuing and at a higher rate.

That is correlated with an eroding infrastructure for sexually transmitted disease clinics. In 2012 alone, half of state public health programs had to close some of those clinics.

There is no evidence that talking about sexually transmitted disease prevention increases sexual activity.

If resistance continues to increase and spread, current treatment will ultimately fail and 800,000 Americans a year will be at risk for untreatable gonorrhea.

Hundreds of thousands of people will be diagnosed in their lifetime if we don't scale up efforts now.

Overall, the estimated lifetime risk of being diagnosed with HIV was 1.05 percent, meaning that approximately 3 million Americans (or 1 in 99 people) will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime.

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