Warning on rise of resistant gonorrhoea
Experts are warning of the "rapidly emerging" threat of untreatable gonorrhoea, amid increasing reports of cases resistant to even last-line antibiotics.
In an article on Thursday, leading US STI experts say it is time to “sound the alarm” over the dwindling number of options for treating gonorrhoea.
Third-generation cephalosporins are currently recommended by US authorities but susceptibility is rapidly waning, with treatment failure now reported in Japan, Norway and the UK.
And "the greatest worry" was a strain isolated in Kyoto in