Social-Distancing Leads To 80% STD Drop In NYC


If you’re looking for a rainbow in the storm cloud that is coronavirus, it can be found in the world of sexually transmitted diseases.

During the era of self-distancing, the New York City Health Department has reported an 80% decrease in confirmed STDs. During the week of March 1st, Health Department stats registered 5,073 cases. That dropped to 1,037 during the week of April 12th. Thankfully, you can’t give an STD to your hand.

Source: NY Post

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