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' 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 ...
    03/24/2014 - 5:50 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 - 2:02 am | View Link
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  • Catalyst: Gonorrhoea
    Dr Graham Phillips investigates the emergence of untreatable gonorrhoea
    03/11/2017 - 6:09 am | View Website
  • Who Is On The WHO's New Most Dangerous Superbugs List
    Call it the anti-Oscars, the most not wanted, the rogues gallery, the Legion of Doom or (maybe most appropriately) the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants of ...
    02/28/2017 - 12:53 am | View Website
  • Superbugs: 5 things to know about antimicrobial resistance ...
    Antimicrobial resistance has become one of the biggest threats to global health. Here's what you need to know.
    09/21/2016 - 2:43 pm | View Website
  • Medical News Today, “Gonorrhea: Causes, Symptoms and ...
    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
  • Failure of Dual Antimicrobial Therapy in Treatment of ...
    Correspondence. Failure of Dual Antimicrobial Therapy in Treatment of Gonorrhea. N Engl J Med 2016; 374:2504-2506 June 23, 2016 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1512757
    06/22/2016 - 5:21 pm | View Website
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