What an awful Monday story but true. Gonorrhea once conquered is no on the hunt for victims with a vengence. Gonorrhea is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection and if left untreated can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women.
It can cause epididymitis, a painful condition of the ducts attached to the testicles that may lead to infertility.
If it spreads to the blood or joints the condition can be life threatening.
Or overuse of drugs in food and people has fueled drug resistance like wildfire.
Gonorrhea is now a superbug: Antibiotic-resistant strain could turn STD into global public health threat, experts warn
A ‘superbug’ strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics has been discovered.
Scientists warn it could transform a once easily treatable sexually-transmitted disease into a global public health threat.