Anonymous text service lets you tell your ex you have an STD without the embarrassment - and health officials say it will almost DOUBLE screening rates

If you got a text from a random number telling you you might have gotten an STD from a partner, what would your first reaction be?
For some it might be panic, for others anger, or doubt.
Online services allow people who have tested positive for a sexually transmitted infection to notify their partners anonymously, driving screening rates up by 1.5-fold in a World Health Organization study of more then 5,000 people. 
The messages are undoubtedly anxiety-inducing and confusing, but but experts say it's worth it, as the services have helped to slow down the spread of diseases.
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12 January 2018 in Health, Views: 58
Source: Daily Mail

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