Provides basic background information about syphilis.
Covers topics including the symptoms of syphilis, when to seek medical care, exams and tests, treatment, and post-treatment care.
Facts & Answers About STDs: Syphilis
Information about the sexually transmitted disease including its symptoms and treatment. From the American Social Health Association.
Frontline: The Lost Children of Rockdale County
Explores how a 1996 syphilis outbreak in a well-off Atlanta suburb affected over 200 teenagers and revealed their hidden lives, unknown to parents: group sex, binge drinking, drugs, and violence.
Great Scourge, The
Explores syphilis as a medical problem and moral metaphor in Western nations between 1880 and 1916.
Provides links to articles and statistics on the sexually transmitted or congenital infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.
Nemours Foundation: Syphilis
Describes the congenital and acquired forms of the disease, the symptoms of its early and late stages, and its treatment.
Stop the Sores
Encouraging people to get tested for syphilis and practice safe sex so the disease isn't spread.
Explains what the bacterial illness is, the differing symptoms girls and guys may experience, and its treatment.