Antibiotic Resistance

Yes, Super Gonorrhea Is Real and It’s Gonna Get Worse

Yes, Super Gonorrhea Is Real and It’s Gonna Get Worse

Over the weekend, a particularly awful pair of words started trending on social media: super gonorrhea. That’s because the World Health Organisation recently warned that the pandemic is helping fuel the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, including the bacteria that cause gonorrhea. Unfortunately, the situation is only likely to get worse.

Scientists Are Re-Engineering Viruses To Cure Bacterial Infections

Scientists Are Re-Engineering Viruses To Cure Bacterial Infections

The world is in the midst of a global “superbug” crisis. Antibiotic resistance has been found in numerous common bacterial infections, including tuberculosis, gonorrhoea and salmonellosis, making them difficult ” if not impossible ” to treat. We’re on the cusp of a “post-antibiotic era”, where there are fewer treatment options…