“According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were nearly 2.4 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in the United States in 2018 — the highest cumulative number ever recorded. The leap in cases over the last few years is truly eye-popping.” (And the eye-popping is like the least upsetting symptom.) Vox: 5 reasons why 3 STDs are roaring back in America.