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Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea In Australia Raises Concerns Over Disease’s Spread

Australian Associated Press/The Guardian: ‘Sex superbug’ fears over powerful new drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea
“Concerns are mounting over a powerful new form of gonorrhea after a patient was found to have the highest level of drug resistance to the disease ever reported in Australia. … The discovery of the case in Australia, which resulted in a health alert in July, has also prompted warnings in New Zealand, where sexual health clinics are on high alert amid fears the new strain will spread there…” (8/25).

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