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As we go to press, life feels very uncertain for many of our readers. The USA awaits the outcome of a presidential election in which one of the candidates promises a punitive and intolerant approach to the health consequences of migration and diaspora. In the UK, where the majority of our print subscribers are based – the seasons celebrated by the thump of STI journal on the doormat – our new government is widely seen as promoting xenophobia, even racism. And Syria burns.

It is at times like this it is important to remember the special place of venereology - now genitourinary medicine or sexual health - and its origins amidst the wreckage of war and migration.13

I recently visited a relative having a rough post-operative ride, and chatted to the …

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