Deadlier Than AIDS: Scientists Discover New STD That Kills Within Days

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Deadlier Than AIDS: Scientists Discover New STD That Kills Within Days

A new sexually transmitted super-bug has emerged
and according to experts, may be more deadly that
AIDS and could cause an epidemic.

According to reports, an antibiotic-resistant strain of
gonorrhea is more aggressive than the HIV virus, which
means the potential to infect the public will be greater.
This strain of STD which is resistant to antibiotic, reportedly
kills half of those exposed and infects one in 20 hospital
patients thereby raising the threat of an outbreak to
emergency levels.
Alan Christianson, a doctor of naturopathic medicine, thinks
this new strain has the power to rack up more fatalities than
He said, “Getting gonorrhea from this strain might put
someone into septic shock and death in a matter of days,”
adding that it is very dangerous.
Also speaking, executive director of the National Coalition of
STD Directors, William Smith said, “It’s an emergency
situation. As time moves on, it’s getting more hazardous.”
Like most STDs, gonorrhea is usually transmitted through
unprotected s*xual contact and if left untreated, can cause
severe medical complications, such as infertility in women,
debilitating pain, sterility in men and life threatening heart

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Posted By kellychi On 10:39 Sat, 25 Jan 2014

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