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Studies find gonorrhoea becoming ‘untreatable’

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus  Studies find gonorrhoea becoming ‘untreatable’ Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. “The bacteria that cause gonorrhoea are particularly smart. Every time we use a new class of antibiotics to treat the infection, the bacteria evolve to resist them,” said Dr Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, Human Reproduction, at ...

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