Trump’s Redirection Of Family Planning Funds Could Undercut STD Fight

Staff members hold an informal meeting before opening the STD free clinic in February in Portland, Maine. The CDC recorded more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis nationally in 2016 — the highest number of reported cases yet, officials say.

Some public health officials fear Trump’s move to change how the Title X family planning funding is handled may hurt the effort to cut the record number of sexually transmitted infections in the U.S.

(Image credit: Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald/Press Herald via Getty Images)

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