Stories tagged: gonorrhea
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Threat of untreatable gonorrhea is increasing, new data show
U.S. health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that show sharply increased resistance to the last effective treatment available for the country’s second most commonly reported infectious disease.
Mon., June 22, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
North Idaho gonorrhea cases at all-time high
Gonorrhea cases are at an all-time high in Idaho’s five northern counties.
Fri., July 11, 2014, midnight
Sexually transmitted disease cases skyrocketing in Spokane, North Idaho
Sexually transmitted diseases continue to spread across Spokane and North Idaho at dangerous levels despite warnings of rampant growth. Spokane health officials announced Thursday gonorrhea is in outbreak status after …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013, midnight
Gonorrhea cases on the rise in Inland Northwest
The gonorrhea warning call can be hard to make and hard to receive. But phone calls to sex partners of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection are part of …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2012, midnight
One treatment left standing for gonorrhea
As health advocates have warned for years: This is not your father’s gonorrhea. In the old days, all it took to wipe out most cases of “the clap,” a sexually …