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 may soon become untreatable in the United Kingdom, health experts warn; resistant cases possible in the United States
    A highly drug-resistant type of bacteria that is responsible for gonorrhea is spreading rapidly across the United Kingdom and may soon become untreatable. British news outlets reported that Sally Davies, the chief medical officer of England, has addressed ...
    12/29/2015 - 12:06 pm | View Link
  • Gonorrhea could soon become untreatable, experts say
    Gonorrhea’s growing resistance to antibiotics could make ... Reports indicate that the outbreaks started in Leeds before spreading to other regions of England, and all cases reported to date have been transmitted through heterosexual intercourse.
    12/28/2015 - 4:03 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 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • 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
  • 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 - 2:05 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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  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Neisseria gonorrhoeae, also known as gonococci (plural), or gonococcus (singular), is a species of Gram-negative coffee bean-shaped diplococci bacteria responsible ...
    02/3/2016 - 3:46 pm | View Website
  • New Sex Disease, Worse than HIV/AIDS ...
    -- From "Drug-resistant 'sex superbug' worse than AIDS" by Gabrielle Levy, UPI.com 5/6/13 Researchers said HO41, discovered in Japan in 2011, could rise to ...
    02/3/2016 - 9:48 am | View Website
  • Arm Flapping in Babies – Is it Normal? | Healthy Life Journal
    Standing During Pregnancy Tied to Poor Infant Growth; Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading from Japan; How to Lose Weight After a Baby
    02/2/2016 - 10:36 pm | View Website
  • Why Antibiotics And Antivirals Fail -- Jon Barron's Newsletter
    This newsletter talks about why and how bacteria like C-diff and viruses like bird flu develop resistance to antibiotics and antiviral drugs, more importantly, what ...
    02/2/2016 - 5:35 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    02/2/2016 - 10:33 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 ...
    02/1/2016 - 5:00 pm | View Website
  • 'Untreatable' strain of gonorrhoea breaks out across the ...
    An “untreatable” strain of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhoea has broken out across the north of England. England’s chief medical officer has warned ...
    12/26/2015 - 6:56 pm | View Website
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