New Report: Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Remains “Urgent” Threat

On Wednesday, November 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019, an update to a 2013 report that details the leading threats from antibiotic resistance in the U.S. The report reveals that drug-resistant gonorrhea remains an “urgent” a threat and another sexually transmitted infection, Mycoplasma genitalium, has been added to the “watch list.”

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About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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