STD tests more than double

The number of people aged under 25 requesting tests for sexually transmitted diseases has soared from 15,000 in 2003 to 35,000 last year, according to official figures published in Monday’s Volkskrant.

The most common STD is chlamydia, which one in 10 youngsters will catch, despite the increase in condom use, the paper says.
Women are more likely than men to take an STD test.

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