A new chlamydia funding allocation will target gay men among other high-risk groups, as figures show cases have increased threefold in the past decade.The federal government announced the $3.5 million funding round yesterday.An Internet program targeting gay men run by Victoria’s Alfred Hospital is one of the projects to receive funding.The funding will also help Indigenous communities and people aged 16-25.The money is part of a $12.5 million federal government allocation to chlamydia prevention first announced in 2005.There were about 41,000 chlamydia notifications in Australia last year.

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