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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  • 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, could be major public health crisis, World Health Organization says
    (CNN) - 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.
    06/6/2012 - 4:48 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
  • Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading Around World: WHO
    (Reuters) - Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhoea 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.
    06/6/2012 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • Untreatable gonorrhea is spreading, warns World Health Organization
    A new strain of untreatable gonorrhea is spreading fast around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned today. The mutant strain is resistant to most if not all antibiotics currently used to treat the common sexually-transmitted infection.
    06/6/2012 - 2:38 am | View Link
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  • Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea
    Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea - STD information from CDC. Fact Sheets, Statistics, Treatment Guidelines, Resources for Clinicians and Educators.
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  • STD Facts
    What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women. It can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat.
    07/3/2015 - 8:51 am | View Website
  • Gonorrhea: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology
    Gonorrhea is a purulent infection of the mucous membrane surfaces caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae. N gonorrhoeae is spread by sexual contact or through ...
    07/3/2015 - 7:40 am | 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 ...
    07/3/2015 - 12:52 am | View Website
  • How Does Gonorrhea Spread
    TheBody.com fills you in on the topic, how does gonorrhea spread, with a wealth of fact sheets, expert advice, community perspective, the latest news/research, and ...
    07/2/2015 - 6:36 am | View Website
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