Always on the move? Syphilis is too! Hooked up with an out-of-town
businessman? Picked up a hot guy on Craigslist? Worried about what you
did on your summer vacation? Syphilis is real and it’s present in the
MSM community in the Capital Region.
In 2011, there was a rise in syphilis cases in the Capital Region, with
men accounting for the majority of cases. The primary risk factor
identified was men having sex with men, which we still see today.