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Worries About New Gonorrhea Superbug


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U.S. government health officials have warned that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is becoming increasingly resistant to the last type of antibiotics left to treat it.

Strains of the disease that are resistant to the class of antibiotic drugs called cephalosporins have appeared in several countries.  While no cases of resistant gonorrhea have been reported in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that laboratory studies are detecting growing signs of resistance.


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