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Syphilis cases rising across North Dakota

The bacterial infection is usually spread by sexual contact that starts as a painless sore.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A rise in syphilis cases stretches across North Dakota. According to the state’s Department of Health around 100 cases have been reported. It’s about 10 or more cases compared to 2021 and nearly a quarter of cases are in Cass County. Experts say people who have had sexual contact with an infected person within 90 days…