The World Health Organisation has warned the public about gonorrhoea saying it would soon become incurable.
The organization said this on Friday saying the gonorrhea are increasing, and doctors are finding it difficult to resist the infection as the antibiotics are running out.
Rates are highest in the African region , where one in 10 men is infected annually.
The main reasons for the increase in gohorrhea are :
decreasing condom use
as poor disease monitoring
inadequate treatment, according to the WHO .
Gonorrhea can infect the genitals, rectum and throat. It can lead to inflammation of the pelvis and to infertility.
Currently, Pharmaceutical companies develop only three new drugs
- To control gonorrhea, doctors not only need new medicines , but also a rapid diagnostic tool and a vaccine , which are yet to be developed , WHO Antimicrobial expert , Marc Sprenger , said. ( dpa / NAN)