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Sex lovers BEWARE!!!.. Untreatable 'Superbug' Strain Of Gonorrhea (Worse than AIDS) about to spread


At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable "superbug" strains of gonorrhea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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Giving details of studies showing a "very serious situation" with regard to highly drug-resistant forms of the sexually transmitted disease (STD), WHO experts said it was "only a matter of time" before last-resort gonorrhoea antibiotics would be of no use.

"Gonorrhoea is a very smart bug," said Teodora Wi, a human reproduction specialist at the Geneva-based U.N. health agency.

"Every time you introduce a new type of antibiotic to treat it, this bug develops resistance to it." -

The WHO estimates 78 million people a year get gonorrhea, an STD that can infect the genitals, rectum and throat.

The infection, which in many cases has no symptoms on its own, can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and infertility, as well as increasing the risk of getting HIV.

Wi, who gave details in a telephone briefing of two studies on gonorrhea published in the journal PLOS Medicine, said one had documented three specific cases – one each in Japan, France and Spain of patients with strains of gonorrhea against which no known antibiotic is effective.

"These are cases that can infect others. It can be transmitted," she told reporters. "And these cases may just be the tip of the iceberg, since systems to diagnose and report untreatable infections are lacking in lower-income countries where gonorrhea is actually more common."

Drug resistance

The WHO's programme for monitoring trends in drug-resistant gonorrhea found in a study that from 2009 to 2014 there was widespread resistance to the first-line medicine ciprofloxacin, increasing resistance to another antibiotic drugs called azithromycin, and the emergence of resistance to last-resort treatments known as extended-spectrum cephalosporins.
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