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    Posted: July 06 2017 at 7:22pm

WHO warns of imminent spread of untreatable superbug gonorrhoea


http://www.businessinsider.com/r-who-warns-of-imminent-spread-of-untreatable-superbug-gonorrhoea-2017-7

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You beat me to this.  Here is BBC's report on "Oral sex producing unstoppable bacteria"

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Gonorrhoea can infect the genitals, rectum and throat, but it is the latter that is most concerning health officials.

Dr Wi said antibiotics could lead to bacteria in the back of the throat, including relatives of gonorrhoea, developing resistance.

She said: "When you use antibiotics to treat infections like a normal sore throat, this mixes with the Neisseria species in your throat and this results in resistance."

Thrusting gonorrhoea bacteria into this environment through oral sex can lead to super-gonorrhoea.


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The first of many. We're coming to the end of the golden age of antibiotics. Good job, mankind Clap


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote carbon20 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 07 2017 at 4:01pm
 i tell people all the time about the Danger ,and have for the last 30 odd years ,

 its very odd how people seem to ignore or think that the scientists,

who they "DIS" alll the time will find a cure......

no more open Operations .No C-section births, no tatoos ,cure for infection =amputation,

my farther in law died of a "Hospital "infection....

we have arrived at the post antibiotic era
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote FluMom Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 09 2017 at 12:30pm
Jacksdad and carbon20 are both correct we are in trouble. We may see our end of life on earth because of a post antibiotic era.

Just wait it will happen.
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yes the world is in trouble ,

you only have to look whats happening with the mass migration from Africa to the west ,

it wont be long before we see gun boats and troops on borders..............


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'Millions of Africans' will flood Europe unless it acts now, warns European chief, as Paris evacuates huge migrant camp

French police evict thousands of migrants living on sidewalks near the reception center for migrants and refugees at porte de la Chapelle, north of ParisFrench police evict thousands of migrants living on sidewalks near the reception center for migrants and refugees at porte de la Chapelle, north of Paris CREDIT: PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

Europe is "underestimating" the scale and severity of the migration crisis and "millions of Africans" will flood the continent in the next five years unless urgent action is taken, a senior European official has warned.

The dire prediction from Antonio Tajani, president of the European Parliament, came as Paris evacuated almost 3,000 migrants sleeping rough from a makeshift camp near the city centre - the 34th such evacuation in two years.

In an interview with Il Messagero newspaper, Mr Tajani said there would be an exodus "of biblical proportions that would be impossible to stop if we don't confront the problem now".

Migrants aboard a rubber boat sailing out of control in the Mediterranean Sea about 21 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. 
Migrants aboard a rubber boat sailing out of control in the Mediterranean Sea about 21 miles north of Sabratha, Libya.  CREDIT:  EMILIO MORENATTI/AP

"Population growth, climate change, desertification, wars, famine in Somalia and Sudan. These are the factors that are forcing people to leave.

"When people lose hope, they risk crossing the Sahara and the Mediterranean because it is worse to stay at home, where they run enormous risks. If we don't confront this soon, we will find ourselves with millions of people on our doorstep within five years.

"Today we are trying to solve a problem of a few thousand people, but we need to have a strategy for millions of people."

The only solution is massive investment in Africa to dissuade people from leaving in the first place, he said.

Mr Tajani's sombre forecast came a day after EU interior ministers pledged to back an urgent European Commission plan to help Italy, which has accepted around 85,000 of the 100,000 migrants who have arrived by sea from North Africa this year.

Last month it threatened to close its ports to NGO boats carrying rescued migrants and called on some of the vessels to be sent to ports in France and Spain - a proposal these countries dismissed.

French anti-riot police CRS officers stand guard in front of migrants and refugees during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern in Paris
French anti-riot police CRS officers stand guard in front of migrants and refugees during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern in ParisCREDIT: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP

The effects of the migrant influx have been felt in Paris, where a makeshift camp of almost 3,000 people was dismantled yesterday morning, with migrants bussed to temporary accommodation in and around the French capital.

The migrants, whose numbers have swollen since the notorious Calais "jungle" was shut last October, had been living around an aid centre in the Porte de la Chapelle area. Set up last November to accommodate 400 people, it soon became swamped by the 200-odd weekly newcomers forced to sleep rough. 

French anti-riot police CRS officers stand guard in front of migrants and refugees during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern in Paris
French anti-riot police CRS officers stand guard in front of migrants and refugees during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern in ParisCREDIT: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP

Their ballooning numbers raised security and hygiene concerns and caused tensions with locals.

President Emmanuel Macron's government is expected to announce new measures to cope with the migrant crisis next week. 

Jumping the gun, Anne Hidalgo, Paris' Socialist mayor, issued her own proposals yesterday. These included an "organised spread" of migrants around the country to avoid bottlenecks, increasing the capacity of welcome centres from 50,000 to 75,000 by 2022, and pumping more funds into language and "civic" lessons.

Migrants and refugees rest under a tent by a railway bridge during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern Paris, on July 7, 2017, one of several camps sprouting up around the French capital
Migrants and refugees rest under a tent by a railway bridge during the evacuation of a makeshift camp at Porte de la Chapelle, northern Paris, on July 7, 2017, one of several camps sprouting up around the French capital CREDIT: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP

Most migrants landing in Italy are sub-Saharan Africans who have crossed the Mediterranean from Libya, a journey that has so far claimed more than 2,200 lives this year, according to UN figures.

Their influx has exacerbated tensions with neighbouring Austria, which this week deployed armoured vehicles close to its border with Italy and threatened to send up to 750 soldiers to block any migrants trying to head north.

EU ministers agreed to an "action plan" to provide up €35 million in aid for Rome and beef up the Libyan coastguard, which NGOs accuse of serious rights abuses and even collusion with people traffickers.

Amnesty said it was "deeply problematic" to unconditionally fund and train Libya, which has been teetering on lawlessness since former dictator Mummer Gaddafi was ousted and killed after a Nato-led operation in 2011.

Foreign Ministers pose during a meeting on migration in Rome, Italy, July 6
Foreign Ministers pose during a meeting on migration in Rome, Italy, July 6 CREDIT: ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

At a separate conference in Rome on Thursday, Italy's foreign minister Angelino Alfano stressed with a string of African and EU ministers the importance of bolstering Libya's southern borders to end what he called "the biggest criminal travel agency in history".

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After all the bad news about STDs here is some good news about a  partially (31%) effective vaccine for gonorrhea:
Originally posted by BBC BBC wrote:

The vaccine, originally developed to stop an outbreak of meningitis B, was given to about a million adolescents in New Zealand between 2004 and 2006.

Researchers at the University of Auckland analysed data from sexual health clinics and found gonorrhoea cases had fallen 31% in those vaccinated.

The bacterium that causes meningitis, Neisseria meningitidis, is a very close relative of the species that causes gonorrhoea - Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

It appears the Men B jab was giving "cross-protection" against gonorrhoea.


http://www.bbc.com/news/health-40555702

The bad news is this drug is no longer available and the UK is the only country routinely using its successor.
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You beat me to it EdwinSm lol
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We dodged this bullet.
                                   Watch out for the next one.
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