An Antibiotic For Gonorrhea Is Becoming Less Effective
The number of people who contracted the disease from 2013 to 2014 increased by 5 percent.By Lindsey Pulse | July 15, 2016
Gonorrhea is becoming resistant to one of the only drugs left that can treat it.
And the number of people contracting the disease is on the rise. Five percent more people had gonorrhea in 2014 compared to the year before.
A two-drug cocktail is usually the recommended regimen, but studies show one of the antibiotics is working less and less.