The first well-recorded European outbreak of what is now known as syphilis occurred in 1495 among French troops besieging Naples, Italy. It may have been transmitted to the French via Spanish mercenaries serving King Charles of France in that siege. From this centre, the disease swept across Europe.
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The United States has some of the highest STD rates in the developed world. The United States had a gonorrhea rate of 123 per 100,000 people in 2015the highest in the developed world at the timewhich increased to 188.4 cases per 100,000 people in 2019.