The Columbia Chronicle

Super Gonorrhea

By Emily Fasold

January 23, 2012

Contracting gonorrhea has never been a welcome experience, but a new, untreatable strain of the disease that surfaced in Japan has made it even more problematic.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that a new strain of gonorrhea, a disease once easily treated with antibiotics, has evolved into a “superbug” that is unresponsive to all known treatments.“This is an enormous public health issue because ...

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