Chlamydia rates outdo the flu

More girls aged 10-14 were diagnosed with chlamydia than with ‘the flu’ in Western Australia last year, new data shows.

Statistics from the Western Australian Department of Health show that 127 girls aged between 10 and 14 were reported to have contracted the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia in 2014, while only 116 were reported to have contracted a strain of influenza.

Around the nation, there were almost 700