gonorrhea

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Sex and the Superbug: Meet Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
May 29, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

Here’s a tidbit you probably didn’t know: Gonorrhea is the second-most frequently reported “notifiable” disease, according to the Centers for Disease...

Unusually High Rates of Gonorrhea Hit Maine
Dec 11, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The CDC in Maine has recorded 370 cases of gonorrhea in the first ten months of this year, an unusually high number. Last year, the CDC recorded one...

Human vs. Microbe: Looming Resistance in Gonorrhea
Feb 9, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

According to The Bay Area Reporter and to preliminary data from the Department of Public Health’s STD Prevention and Control Section, cases of...

Potential for untreatable gonorrhea?
Oct 12, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

This Monday, 10 Oct. 2011, doctors from the United Kingdom reported that gonorrhea has developed an increased resistance to the antibiotic currently...

Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea Detected
Jul 13, 2011 | healthmap

A new gonorrhea “superbug” has hit Japan. This new strain, named H041, is reportedly resistant to all existing antibiotics.  Gonorrhea, a sexually...