Gonorrhea and syphilis continue to surge amid government cuts

There’s a few good news, but a lot of bad news.

World-first case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, identified in the UK

The man’s partner tested negative for infection, and authorities traced the man’s sexual partners to ensure that the strain didn’t spread.

For the first time, a vaccine for gonorrhea proves effective

Bacterial strains that cause gonorrhea have become resistant to antibiotics.

Oral sex might be helping the spread of unstoppable bacteria

It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

Gonorrhea might soon become untreatable, World Health Organization warns

U.N. health officials have issued a grim warning: we’re running out of ways to treat gonorrhea.

New Treatment for Gonorrhea Acts like a Vaccine, Preventing Reinfection

A first step has been taken towards an effective treatment for Gonorrhea – with drug resistant strains on the rise, this moment comes just at the right time, merely days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) placed the STD on a list of “urgent threats” in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria. Gonorrhea (colloquially known as the clap) is

Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea arrives in North America too. STD might become “incurable”

Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted disease in the world. It’s been a real pest for centuries, however for decades now effective and simple orally administrated antibiotics have quickly turned this dreaded social stigma and healthcare hazard into nothing more than a common trifle, easily dealt with. The bacterium doesn’t give up that easily though, and along