Anime superhero Sailor Moon has been used by the Japanese government for multiple health campaigns aimed at reducing the country’s rising rate of sexually transmitted diseases. Photo: Handout

Japanese health campaign featuring anime hero Sailor Moon fails to stem rapid rise of syphilis cases

More than 5,530 people were treated for the sexually transmitted disease last year, up 22 per cent from the previous year

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Anime superhero Sailor Moon has been used by the Japanese government for multiple health campaigns aimed at reducing the country’s rising rate of sexually transmitted diseases. Photo: Handout
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