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29 April 2010

Gonorrhoea may become untreatable

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that gonorrhoea might soon become untreatable unless new ways to treat and prevent the sexually transmitted disease are devised.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that gonorrhoea might soon become untreatable unless new ways to treat and prevent the sexually transmitted disease are devised.

The WHO said improper use of antibiotics has resulted in widespread resistance to the infection with cheaper, first-line antibiotics losing their effectiveness. 

 
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