Multidrug-resistant STI reaches Australia
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.
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