Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 6th, 1999
Jeffrey Klausner, director of the sexually transmitted disease unit at the San Francisco Department of Health, in California, said investigators quizzing the last seven homosexual men reporting syphilis infections were surprised to find that all seven found their most recent sexual contacts through a chat room on America Online: SFM4M (San Francisco Men-For-Men).
The outbreak rang alarm bells for Klausner, who noted that venereal diseases like syphilis can boost a person's vulnerability to...
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