Science News: Drug Resistance

Viral Drug Resistance Complicates Sex Health Treatment in the US

Although antibiotics have reduced this infection to little more than a modern-day inconvenience for most, the bacterium (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) has been steadily evolving to knock out medical weapons… ‘Clinicians now face the emergence of cephalosporin-resistant N. gonorrhoeae without any well-studied, effective backup treatment options.’ — Katherine Harmon

Katherine Harmon writes for the Scientific American.


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