Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading Worldwide

A potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

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  • Gonorrhea could soon be untreatable: CDC report
    This helps gonorrhea from spreading in the community. It also helps prevent people from getting reinfected." For information on recognizing and treating gonorrhea, you can find more through the CDC.
    05/31/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Untreatable gonorrhea superbug is spreading through Australia as experts say sex tourism in south-east Asia has fuelled the epidemic
    Two people in Australia have been diagnosed with 'super gonorrhoea,' an STI resistant to treatment and fulled by sex tourism. The cases are the first for Australia and were reported last month, one in Queensland and one in Western Australia. Both of ...
    04/18/2018 - 8:29 pm | View Link
  • Untreatable gonorrhea rapidly spreading
    (Time) As drug-resistant gonorrhea rapidly spreads around the world, one team of researchers may have a strategy to combat it, according to a new study. Gonorrhea is becoming a superbug, meaning the drugs typically used to treat it are no longer reliably ...
    11/2/2017 - 1:56 am | View Link
  • Untreatable Gonorrhea is Spreading. Here's What You Need to Know
    As drug-resistant gonorrhea rapidly spreads around the world, one team of researchers may have a strategy to combat it
    11/1/2017 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • ‘Superbug gonorrhea’: What you should know about untreatable STIs
    The World Health Organization says that at least three people worldwide have contracted a totally untreatable “superbug” strain of gonorrhea. That’s only a handful of people but the concern is that they’re spreading the mutant STI through sex.
    07/7/2017 - 4:04 pm | View Link
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  • Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea, also spelled gonorrhoea, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Many people have no symptoms. Men may have burning with urination, discharge from the penis, or testicular pain. Women may have burning with urination, vaginal discharge, vaginal bleeding between periods, or pelvic pain. ...
    06/16/2018 - 9:03 pm | View Website
  • STD Facts
    What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women. It can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat. It is a very common infection, especially among young people ages 15-24 years.
    06/15/2018 - 5:26 am | View Website
  • Georgia among worst states for chlamydia, gonorrhea and ...
    Nationally, more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016. It's the highest number ever.
    06/15/2018 - 12:26 am | View Website
  • Super gonorrhea strain is antibiotic resistant and ...
    The first three cases of 'super gonorrhea' were recorded earlier this year. Super gonorrhea doesn't respond to the antibiotics normally used to treat the disease. Other antibiotic-resistant superbugs are spreading around the world. A strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea has arrived — the first ...
    05/17/2018 - 5:18 am | View Website
  • What Is Super Gonorrhea? First Ever Case Cured With Last ...
    Condoms can greatly reduce risk of contracting an STI such as gonorrhea. A man hold condoms. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images . Related: ‘Super Gonorrhea’ Spreading As Australians Diagnosed With STD Resistant To All Antibiotics Treatments
    04/20/2018 - 8:35 am | View Website
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