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What does SY stand for?

SY stands for Syphilis

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Abstract: After reaching historically low levels in the 1990s, syphilis prevalence began to climb in the United States, Western Europe and elsewhere, largely because of a stage in new infections among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Syphilis ['si-f(e-)les] From Syphilis sive morbus gallicus ("Syphilis or the French disease") (1530) by Italian physician and poet Girolamo Fracastoro.
Byline: JOHN SUTTON SYPHILIS cases in Teesside have jumped by 400% in the past year, figures from the NHS have revealed.