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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  • 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 - 12:29 pm | 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
    01/11/2018 - 1:19 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 cases growing across world
    It's a sexually transmitted disease that infects the genitals, rectum and throat. We're talking about gonorrhea. The World Health Organization or "WHO" looked at data from 77 countries and found at least three cases in other countries where gonorrhea isn't ...
    07/7/2017 - 7:56 pm | 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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  • STD Facts
    Gonorrhea Fact Sheet from CDC. What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? And more...
    04/16/2018 - 10:58 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    04/16/2018 - 1:37 am | View Website
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Gonococcal Infection, Gonorrhea, Gonococcus, Gonococci, Gonococcemia, Disseminated Gonococcus, Multi-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhea.
    04/15/2018 - 9:26 pm | View Website
  • Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading Rapidly | Time
    Scientists are seeking alternative treatment methods as drug-resistant gonorrhea is spreading rapidly around the world.
    10/30/2017 - 7:58 pm | 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.
    10/11/2017 - 3:56 pm | View Website
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