Chapter Twelve Revealing the Hidden Affliction
How Much Infertility Was Due to Venereal Disease in England and Wales on the Eve of the Great War?
By the turn of the twentieth century the British nation’s declining birthrate was increasingly the subject of anxious public and scientific debate, as the Registrar General’s annual reports continued to confirm a downward national trend, which had in fact commenced from the late 1870s.
Keywordssexually transmitted infections; infertility
PublisherUniversity of Rochester Press
Publication date and placeRochester, 2019
History of medicine