Thursday, June 7, 2012

Drug Resistant Gonorrhoea Spreading Around The World

Untreatable Gonorrhoea Spreading Around World: WHO -- Reuters

(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.

Scientists reported last year finding a "superbug" strain of gonorrhoea in Japan in 2008 that was resistant to all recommended antibiotics and warned then that it could transform a once easily treatable infections into a global health threat.

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My Comment: Untreatable sexually transmitted diseases is a nightmare that the world is not ready for.

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