Spread Of ‘Superbug’ Gonorrhea Is Now Imminent, WHO Warns

Decreasing condom use and inadequate treatment are just two factors that make gonorrhea much harder and even impossible to treat, the World Health Organization has warned. The common sexually transmitted infection (STI) is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics, highlighting a dangerous superbug strain infecting more people worldwide. Gonorrhea-Causing Bacteria Becoming Smarter “The bacteria that cause gonorrhea are particularly smart,” said Dr. Teodora Wi, WHO medical officer for human reproduction, in a statement. “Every time we use a new class of antibiotics to treat the infection, the bacteria evolve to resist them.” The agency…

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