‘Unstoppable’ sex disease: New strain of gonorrhoea that resists all antibiotics could spread quickly

Source: Daily Mail

A sexual disease that is resistant to all drugs has been discovered by scientists.

They warn the strain of super-gonorrhoea could spread very quickly unless better treatments are developed.

Although only one case has been confirmed, experts fear many more may have gone unreported.

Until now gonorrhoea has been very easy to treat with antibiotics called cephalosporins. Patients usually need only a single pill or jab.

But Swedish scientists who have analysed the new strain found in Japan believe that over the decades the disease has mutated to become resistant to current treatments.

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