In a recent article in news.com.au
Victorians are being urged to test for STIs as they come out of the long lockdown. Syphilis is a potentially serious disease than can go on to damage the brain if left untreated. Once detect however it is relatively easy to treat. Testing with a rapid test kit is an effective and easy way to test for a range of STIs.
Syphilis has been on the rise in Australis for the last few years. You can read more about it here. https://www1.racgp.org.au/newsgp/clinical/syphilis-is-making-a-comeback-what-gps-need-to-kno