Sexually transmitted diseases in mobile populations.

@article{Mabey1997SexuallyTD,
  title={Sexually transmitted diseases in mobile populations.},
  author={David C. W. Mabey and Philippe Mayaud},
  journal={Genitourinary medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={
          18-22
        }
}
Introduction STDs and travel: an ancient association Sexually transmitted diseases have been associated with travel, and indeed blamed on travellers (particularly foreigners) since they were first described. The history of syphilis in Europe illustrates this well. Within two or three years of its first description in Naples, the disease had apparently spread to virtually every corner of Europe, transported presumably not only by the returning mercenary army of King Charles VIII of France, but… CONTINUE READING

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