|Posted on 3/9/2017 4:33:00 AM.|
The rate of babies born with syphilis is rising in Louisiana, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC found the rate of congenital syphilis rose by 6% nationwide between 2014 and 2015. Director of the Bureau of Infectious Diseases for the Office of Public Health, Dr. DeAnn Gruber, says the problem is even worse in Louisiana.
|Dr. DeAnn Gruber, CDC, Office of Public Heath, congenital syphilis|