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 – and the sex disease is spreading fast
    Gonorrhea – or ‘the clap’ – could soon become untreatable, experts have warned, as the bacterial disease develops resistance to the antibiotics used to treat it. America’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention has detected cases where the ...
    07/17/2016 - 11:29 pm | View Link
  • Super-Gonorrhea Outbreak in UK Could Soon Become Untreatable: VIDEO
    is spreading. Doctors say it is only a matter of time before ceftriaxone fails too. Doctor Gwenda Hughes, the head of the sexually transmitted infections unit at PHE, said: “We cannot afford to be complacent. If strains of gonorrhea emerge that are ...
    04/18/2016 - 10:50 pm | View Link
  • 'Super Gonorrhea' May Go Global, Become Untreatable
    (Newser) – Last year's emergence of so-called "super gonorrhea" in Leeds hasn't ended in the UK city ... azithromycin and ceftriaxone—but resistance to azithromycin is spreading and doctors worry ceftriaxone will soon be next, reports the BBC.
    04/18/2016 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Fears strain of 'super gonorrhoea' could spread across UK
    Electron micrograph of the bacterium responsible for Gonorrhea. A drug-resistant strain is now spreading in the UK Rex Features A strain of "super-gonorrhoea" could spread across the UK and there is an increasing risk the disease could become untreatable.
    04/16/2016 - 9:59 pm | View Link
  • Gonorrhea Resistant to Drugs, 'Untreatable' Super Virus Spreading Rapidly
    Gonorrhea resistant to antibiotics is developing in countries across the world, according to the World Health Organization. Traditional treatments could cease working on the super virus in only a few years. Gonorrhea resistant to most drugs is worrying ...
    06/7/2012 - 2:02 am | View Link
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  • New Strain Of Gonorrhea May Become Untreatable, U.K ...
    A new strain of gonorrhea, that is able to shrug off antibiotics, has put Britain on high alert. Britain's chief medical officer, Sally Davies, recently wrote a ...
    07/19/2016 - 4:13 pm | View Website
  • Enjoy Healthy Living, Live a Healthy Life, Sustain Good Health
    Until recently, gonorrhea was an easily treatable sexually transmitted disease. Standard treatment involved several doses of antibiotics. However, recently scientists ...
    07/18/2016 - 10:55 pm | View Website
  • 'Super-gonorrhoea' is spreading across Britain and will ...
    A n outbreak of highly drug-resistant "super-gonorrhoea" is sweeping across Britain and could become untreatable, medics fear. A national alert was ...
    07/17/2016 - 11:03 pm | View Website
  • Is Neisseria gonorrhoeae Initiating a Future Era of ...
    Is Neisseria gonorrhoeae Initiating a Future Era of Untreatable Gonorrhea?: Detailed Characterization of the First Strain with High-Level Resistance to Ceftriaxone
    07/15/2016 - 5:58 pm | View Website
  • 'Super Gonorrhea' May Go Global, Become Untreatable
    Last year's emergence of so-called "super gonorrhea" in Leeds hasn't ended in the UK city. The STD is now popping up in new British cities including London ...
    04/19/2016 - 5:01 am | View Website
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