Gonorrhea Is Becoming Drug Resistant. Scientists Just Found a Solution.

10 November 2023

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10 November 2023

A new antibiotic, the first to be developed in decades, can cure gonorrhea infections at least as effectively as the most powerful current treatment, a large clinical trial has found. The drug, zoliflodacin, is taken as a single dose, and it has not yet been approved for use in any country.

But the drug was developed in a way that experts hope will make it widely accessible and will prevent widespread drug resistance.


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