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 spreading, could be major public health crisis, World Health Organization says
    Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted infections. It is spread through oral, vaginal and anal sex. About 106 million people worldwide become infected every year. "Once this organism develops full resistance to this last antibiotic that ...
    06/7/2012 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • Untreatable gonorrhea spreading, could be major public health crisis, World Health Organization says
    A major public health crisis is emerging, in the form of a sexually-transmitted disease that doesn't respond to antibiotics, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday. Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted infections. It is ...
    06/7/2012 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • Health Buzz: Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading
    The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is becoming resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday. Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation, infertility ...
    06/7/2012 - 2:26 am | View Link
  • Untreatable gonorrhea spreading around the world: WHO
    LONDON - Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread to countries across the world, the United Nations health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors catch and treat cases earlier. Scientists ...
    06/6/2012 - 12:39 pm | View Link
  • STD Alert: Super Gonorrhea Spreading, Untreatable
    International health officials are sounding alarms over a new strain of gonorrhea that they say is sweeping the globe, according to the Daily News. The deadly sexually transmitted infection is referred to as a “super bug” because of its wide resistance ...
    06/6/2012 - 10:59 am | View Link
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    Gonorrhea is a purulent infection of the mucous membrane surfaces caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae. N gonorrhoeae is spread by sexual contact or through ...
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