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« on: April 30, 2010, 07:06:15 PM »

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WHO Warning: Gonorrhea May Soon Become Untreatable

 The World Health Organization is warning that gonorrhea may soon become untreatable.

The agency said the widespread improper use of the antibiotics has reduced the ability to clear up the sexually transmitted infection, Bloomberg.com reported.

“We are dealing with a serious issue with the implication that gonorrhea may become untreatable,” Shin Young-soo, the WHO’s regional director for the Western Pacific, said in the statement. “This will have a major impact on our efforts to control the disease and will result in an increase in serious health-related complications.”

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It also increases the likelihood of acquiring and transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

More here - http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,591825,00.html
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