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 ...
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  • '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
    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: 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 ...
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  • 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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  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases caused by bacteria from the Chlamydiae class – and mainly by Chlamydia trachomatis – are ones of the most frequently diagnosed STDs.
    02/12/2017 - 2:09 am | View Website
  • Could mouthwash stop gonorrhea from spreading?
    Mouthwash may be able stop gonorrhoea from spreading, researchers believe. Gonorrhoea is a bacteria that is spread sexually - but studies show people can carry the ...
    08/23/2016 - 2:17 am | View Website
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