Doctors are concerned about gonorrhoea risk among gay and bi men


A national alert was issued back in September, when the drug-resistant strain of gonorrhoea was found in northern part of England. Despite attempts to find those who had become infected with the super strain, efforts to stop or at least to limit the spreading were not

The strain is highly resistant to the azithromycin drug, and such resistance has previously been rare.About 10 percent of men and about half of women with gonorrhoea do not experience symptoms. Warnings have already been issued around fears of growing antibiotic resistance. Chancellor George Osborne said the issue could become”an even greater threat to mankind than cancer” unless all countries around the world address the situation.


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