Sexually transmitted diseases at an all time high

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(NBC) - According to the CDC the number of sexually transmitted diseases has hit an all time high.

The CDC says in 2016, there were more than two million cases of chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphyilis reported.

The majority of STD’s were Chlamydia, most often affecting younger women.

Those infection can be managed with antibiotics, but can lead to infertility and other problems if left untreated.

Also troubling, the CDC reports a rise in babies born with syphilis.

More than 600 such cases were reported last year. Forty of those infants died.