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Antibiotic Resistant STD

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The World Health Organization says, the sexually transmitted disease, Gonorrhea is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable.

The U.N. Health Agency is urging governments and doctors to step up surveillance of antibiotic resistant Gonorrhea.

It can cause inflammation, infertility, pregnancy complications and even maternal death.

The organization wants countries to tighten their rules for antibiotic use until a new cure is found.