WHO demands action on drug-resistant gonorrhoea

The World Health Organization has weighed in on the growing threat from antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, saying in a statement this morning (emailed, and apparently not online): Millions of people with gonorrhoea may be at risk of running out of treatment options unless urgent action is taken, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Already several countries, [...]

WHO demands action on drug-resistant gonorrhoea

A lack of new drugs and vaccines in development means the prospects for treating incurable strains of gonorrhoea look bleak

Tue 12 Jun 12 from Newscientist

Gonorrhea sex bug growing resistant to drugs, WHO warns

(AP) — The World Health Organization says the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable.

Wed 6 Jun 12 from Medical Xpress

Superbug gonorrhea spreading across Europe

LONDON (Reuters) - "Superbug" strains of gonorrhea which are becoming untreatable accounted for almost one in 10 cases of the sexually transmitted disease in Europe in 2010, more than double ...

Mon 11 Jun 12 from Reuters

WHO warns of growing drug resistance in sexually transmitted gonorrhea that infect millions

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 ...

Wed 6 Jun 12 from FOXNews

Untreatable gonorrhoea spreading around world: WHO

LONDON (Reuters) - Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhoea have spread to countries across the world, the U.N. health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment ...

Wed 6 Jun 12 from Reuters

Sex bug growing resistant to drugs, WHO warns

GENEVA (AP) -- 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 ...

Wed 6 Jun 12 from AP

Drug-resistant STD forewarns need for more drug research: Indiana University infectious disease expert says

INDIANAPOLIS -- Gonorrhea, once readily treatable with penicillin and more recently with cephalosporin antibiotics, has developed a drug-resistant strain that may leave millions of people worldwide ...

Fri 8 Jun 12 from HealthCanal

WHO: Gonorrhea Drugs Failing

(MedPage Today) -- Treatment options for gonorrhea are running out as drug resistance develops, the World Health Organization warned.

Fri 8 Jun 12 from MedPageToday

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: WHO Agrees It’s An Emergency

The World Health Organization has weighed in on the growing threat from antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, saying in a statement this morning (emailed, and apparently not online): Millions of people ...

Wed 6 Jun 12 from Wired Science Blogs

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