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New antibiotic class found effective against gonorrhea in the laboratory

09:10 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that 700,000 people around the world die annually from drug resistant infections. It also listed drug resistant gonorrhoea, a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium, as a high priority infection that poses a great threat to human health.

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