the lost children of rockdale county
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Further details on the 1996 syphilis outbreak

Here are excerpts from a report written by public health investigators who interviewed teens in Rockdale County.

Information on syphilis;  statistics on adolescent sexuality

These are drawn from CDC national stats and from Georgia's 1993 statewide survey of children.

Interview with Claire Sterk

She was a member of the health team which investigated the syphilis outbreak.

Interview with Kathleen Toomey,

She is director of Georgia's Division of Public Health.
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