Funding for this research was provided by:
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (5R30PS000259-04, T32-AI050056)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (1R01HD33982)
Received: 9 April 2020
Accepted: 22 September 2020
First Online: 21 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was carried out in accordance with the recommendations of Johns Medicine Institutional Review Boards with written informed consent from all subjects. All subjects gave written informed consent in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. The protocol was approved by the Johns Hopkins Medicine IRB (RPN-98-10-21-03 “Impact of Social Network Syphilis Transmission.”)
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.