The STD is in danger of becoming resistant to all forms of treatment
By Joshua Haigh | 10 July 2017
ATTITUDE — A new strain of untreatable gonorrhea is in danger of being widespread among gay men.
The sexually transmitted disease can infect the genitals, rectum and throat, but it is the last that is most concerning health officials. Shockingly, it currently infects around 78 million people around the world every year.
Symptoms can include a thick green or yellow discharge from the penis and sharp pain when urinating.
However, while it’s completely curable, treatment with antibiotics is leading to the bacteria developing resistance in the back of the throat. […]