Tag : Gonorrhoea

When The Drugs Don’t Work: Future of Antibiotics is in Our Hands

6 months ago / 0 comments

Two years ago Leeds was among three universities to share a £9.5 million award from the Medical Research Council. The aim was to advance research into diagnostic tools and prevent the unnecessary use of antibiotics, as part of a larger initiative drawing attention to the global spread of antibiotic resistance. … Read More

Outbreak of ‘Super-Gonorrhoea’ in Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

A highly drug-resistant strain of gonorrhoea has broken out in Leeds, with ten confirmed cases so far. A further four cases have been reported in Macclesfield, Scunthorpe and Oldham, with all 14 patients being heterosexual. This new strain of the disease, which was first reported in March, is resistant to … Read More