What is Syphilis?
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD), caused by a virus named Treponema pallidum which is highly contagious
It is spread through sexual contact, that is, vaginal, anal or oral sex
It can lead to complications if left untreated for a long time and cause damage to vital organs like the heart and the brain
Diagnosis of this disease is also very challenging
However, if detected in its early stages, it is very simple to cure with correct treatment
Infected people are often unaware of their disease and pass it on to their partner
Syphilis is NOT spread by