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New sexually transmitted infection figures show continued increases among gay men and sustained high rates in young people.

Latest figures published today (5 July 2016) from Public Health England (PHE) show there were 434,456 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reported in England in 2015; 54,275 of which were among gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men, a 10% increase since 2014. Chlamydia was the most commonly diagnosedSTI, accounting for 46% of diagnoses (200,288 cases), followed by genital warts (68,310 cases).

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