stds Syphilis Cases Spike In Lane County By Tiffany Eckert • Oct 11, 2019 Lane County Health and Human Services Lane County public health officials are seeing a dramatic rise in syphilis cases this year. They say the highly communicable disease is spreading because people just aren’t getting tested. Report: Lane County Has High Rate Of Sexually-Transmitted Infections By Brian Bull • Mar 16, 2018 Alvin Feng / Flickr.com An annual report shows Lane County has one of the higher rates of sexually-transmitted infections (STI) in Oregon, and the nation. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. OSU Research Promising As Basis For Gonorrhea Vaccine By Brian Bull • Sep 25, 2017 NIAID / Flickr.com Cases of gonorrhea have more than tripled in Oregon since 2007, according to the Oregon Health Authority. But as KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, Oregon State University researchers may be nearing the development of a vaccine.