Over the past two years in Israel rose by 80% the number of cases of infection with sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to the 2nd channel ITV.
It is assumed that one of the main reasons for the increasing number of infections with sexually transmitted diseases are appeared in recent years Dating of an application thanks to which casual sex is becoming more common.
In particular, in 2016 year, there has been 473 cases of gonorrhea – 80% more than in 2014.
Syphilis in 2016 ill 327 – 75% more than in 2014.
Chlamydia in 2016 contracted in Israel 1.123 person. This is the highest number of cases of infection of this disease in the country’s history.
The highest number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in 2016, was observed in tel Aviv (1.044), the second place Haifa (279).