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 Outbreak in UK Could Soon Become Untreatable: VIDEO
    is spreading. Doctors say it is only a matter of time before ceftriaxone fails too. Doctor Gwenda Hughes, the head of the sexually transmitted infections unit at PHE, said: “We cannot afford to be complacent. If strains of gonorrhea emerge that are ...
    04/18/2016 - 10:50 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
    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
  • Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading Worldwide, World Health Organization Warns
    New cases of untreatable gonorrhoea have been found in Australia, France, Japan, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that with resistance to the last antibiotic effective against gonorrhoea growing, millions of ...
    06/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • '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 ...
    10/14/2016 - 4:57 am | View Website
  • Gonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to ...
    In the United States, drug-resistant gonorrhea already is one of the country's three most urgent superbug threats, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...
    09/21/2016 - 2:43 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 developing ...
    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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