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 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
  • 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
  • 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 - 1:00 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 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • WHO: Untreatable Gonorrhea Quickly Spreading Across Globe
    The World Health Organization is warning that a new strain of drug-resistant gonorrhea is spreading across the world—and treatment options are running out. The mutant strain is resistant to most, if not all, antibiotics currently used to treat the common ...
    06/6/2012 - 4:24 am | View Link
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  • Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea - CDC Fact Sheet Anyone who is sexually active can get gonorrhea. Gonorrhea can cause very serious complications when not treated, but can be ...
    09/2/2014 - 11:06 pm | View Website
  • Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea Definition. Gonorrhea is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The mucous membranes of the ...
    09/2/2014 - 4:39 pm | View Website
  • What You Need to Know About Gonorrhea
    Dr. Monica Patton, Medical Officer in CDC's Division of STD Prevention, summarizes the important facts that you need to know about gonorrhea. This video ...
    09/1/2014 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • Gonorrhea
    Gonorrhea is a purulent infection of the mucous membrane surfaces caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae. N gonorrhoeae is spread by sexual contact or through ...
    09/1/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Website
  • CDC Online Newsroom | Press Release | Untreatable: Report ...
    Untreatable: Report by CDC details today’s drug-resistant health threats. Landmark report ranks threats, outlines four core actions to halt resistance
    09/1/2014 - 10:57 am | View Website
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