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"Know the Risks Involved"

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"Know the Risks Involved"

Description

This poster uses statistics in order to convey that young people are significantly affected by syphilis.

"Know the risks involved : Syphilis is acquired and transmitted largely by youth : Youth should receive special attention : Consult a reputable physician. Last year a half-million cases of early syphilis were reported in the United States : 100,000 were under 19 yrs of age : 13,000 were between 11 and 15."

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Library of Congress, “Prints and Photographs Online Catalog,” Prints and Photographs Division, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3f05626.

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NYC WPA Federal Art Project , “"Know the Risks Involved",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed December 17, 2017, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/10.

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