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Just imagine what's not reported.

We can't catch a break! 

It's not enough that we have the most dangerous cities in America, now we have this to worry about.

If you don't care about yourself, at least care about your fellow Americans.


Now new laws are being passed for spreading STD's, and deservedly so.

I'm in no way happy to be delivering this news.

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Somehow we managed to put 6 Alabama cities in the top 100 with the highest spread of STDs.

And if that's not bad enough, we managed to get one city into the top 10. Definitely not the top 10 I ever want to see.

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STDs don't discriminate. Both men and women spread STDs at a similar rate. Sometimes unknowingly.

Here are some different types of STDs, just in case some of us didn't know.

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Here are your 6 Alabama cities that unfortunately made this list.

#69 Decatur

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#57 Tuscaloosa, AL

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#56 Mobile, AL


#45 Huntsville, AL

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#35 Birmingham, AL

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#8 Montgomery, AL

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  • STD Cases / 100K Population2,365
  • HIV Cases1,470
  • Chlamydia Cases2,569
  • Gonorrhea Cases1,226
  • Syphilis Cases75

What are we doing people?

Are we just too broke to buy a condom?

Do we just not care?

Maybe it's Covid?

Whatever it is, please stay safe out there. 

These STDs are no picnic. Some are painful and burn. Some you will have for the rest of your life. And most importantly some will kill you.

The Top 10 Cities with the highest STD cases are:

  1. Jackson, Mississippi
  2. Baltimore, Maryland
  3. San Francisco, California
  4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  5. Washington, DC
  6. Augusta, Georgia
  7. New York, New York
  8. Montgomery, Alabama
  9. Knoxville, Tennessee
  10. Fayetteville, North Carolina

 The study noted that the three smallest cities on that list Augusta, Killeen, and Shreveport all have one thing in common. They're home to a large military base.

For an interactive map of all the cities and to see the rest of the Top 100, click here.

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