Sexually Transmitted Disease
Officials say one age group has shown an alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases.
Los Angeles County’s top health official says four more cases of syphilis have been found during their investigation of an outbreak among porn performers — and the discovery of more cases is likely.
A pornography trade group has called for a nationwide filming moratorium while performers are tested for syphilis and Los Angeles County public health officials investigate a possible outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease.
A battle over an initiative mandating condom use in porn shoots was developing on a new front Tuesday.
California workplace safety officials have drafted rules to require porn performers to use condoms and other barriers in sex scenes to prevent being infected with sexually transmitted diseases.
Health officials say hundreds of people may have been told they have syphilis when they don’t.