WHO report warns of one million new sexually transmitted diseases each year with rise of dating apps, amid fears that condom use is declining. Photo: AFP

Dating apps and STDs: a million new sexually transmitted infections a day, WHO warns

  • Condom use may be declining because people have lost their fear of getting HIV, while dating apps make sex more accessible, global health expert says
  • ‘Hidden epidemic’ has left one in 25 people with chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis or trichomoniasis, WHO says in report director says should be a ‘wake-up call’
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WHO report warns of one million new sexually transmitted diseases each year with rise of dating apps, amid fears that condom use is declining. Photo: AFP
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