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 - 11:50 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 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. The best SoCal news in your inbox, daily. Catch up each ...
    03/24/2014 - 5:50 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 ...
    08/28/2016 - 1:52 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 triggered by ...
    08/24/2016 - 10:25 pm | View Website
  • Gonorrhea: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
    Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It works by attacking the mucous membranes of the body.
    08/4/2016 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Gonorrhea May Soon Be Resistant to all Antibiotics ...
    Gonorrhea may soon become untreatable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that the wily Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be ...
    07/15/2016 - 12:50 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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