Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhea – a common sexually-transmitted-infection-much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. WHO reports widespread resistance to older and cheaper antibiotic … More Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea on the rise

Kenya’s cholera outbreak highlights fears about antibiotic resistance

A cholera outbreak in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has prompted the health authorities to withdraw all medical licences issued to food handlers countrywide. About 336 cholera cases have been treated in Nairobi since May this year. The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Joy Wanja Muraya spoke to Sam Kariuki … More Kenya’s cholera outbreak highlights fears about antibiotic resistance