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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    07/17/2016 - 11:50 pm | View Link
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    04/18/2016 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Fears strain of 'super gonorrhoea' could spread across UK
    A drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea is now spreading in the UK Rex A strain of "super-gonorrhoea" could spread across the UK and there is an increasing risk the disease could become untreatable. Doctors have expressed "huge concerns" over recent ...
    04/16/2016 - 9:59 pm | View Link
  • Gonorrhea Could Soon Be Untreatable
    In March this year, an outbreak of drug-resistant gonorrhea was reported in Leeds, with cases spreading to other north-England towns. This is not the first time the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae has developed resistance to antibiotics. However ...
    12/30/2015 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • 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.
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