Multidrug-resistant STI reaches Australia

  Ceftriaxone is not effective against this strain of N. gonorrhoeae 

Two cases of a multidrug-resistant gonorrhoea infection have surfaced in Queensland and Western Australia, health authorities report.
 
One person is believed to have become infected with Neisseria gonorrhoeae after visiting south-east Asia while doctors are yet to determine how and where the second person picked up the infection.

STI petri dish

Neither is responding to first-line dual-antibiotic treatment so far, according to the Brisbane Times.
 
The news comes after Public Health England  announced that

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