Gonorrhea slowly becomes incurable

Gonorrhea slowly becomes incurable

Gonorrhea (trigger or cap) – contagious sexually transmitted disease, which is spread by sex contact, can be transmitted from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy, and very rarely through contaminated objects (clothing, crop, shunter) and its causing the so called bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. A source of infection is an infected person and is transmitted by direct sexual contact through the skin and mucous membrane of the genital organs. The clinical picture of gonorrhea is different in men and women.

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a dramatic announcement urging people to use condoms during sexual intercourse, due to an elevated degree of gonorrhea, which, unfortunately, in some cases has become antibiotic-resistant.

“The bacteria is extremely intelligent. Whenever we apply a new series of antibiotics to treat the infection, it develops and becomes resistant. The fact is that poor countries do not have a monitoring system and its diagnosis, “explains Theodora Vi, an expert at the “WHO”.

Based on data collected from as many as 77 countries in the world, the World Health Organization has issued a statement warning the alarming results that this bacteria is more resistant. Apart from the fact that the old antibiotics no longer work on the bacteria, it’s worrisome that even the new generation of antibiotics are not effective in some cases.

According to the “WHO”, the gonorrhea infects as many as 78 million people annually, and the number of infected people is steadily increasing.

Symptoms may be mild or unbearably painful and cause abdominal pain and fever with high temperature. If a pregnant woman has gonorrhea, she can infect the baby during her birth, or while it passes through the birth canal. Infection can cause blindness, an infection of the joints, or an infection of the blood that can be life-threatening.

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What is the Difference Between a Pandemic, Endemic and Epidemic Disease?

The question was posted on Quora and answered by Prakash Kamale

The amount of a particular disease that is usually present in a community is referred to as the baseline or endemic level of the disease. This level is not necessarily the desired level, which may in fact be zero, but rather is the observed level. In the absence of intervention and assuming that the level is not high enough to deplete the pool of susceptible persons, the disease may continue to occur at this level indefinitely.

Thus, the baseline level is often regarded as the expected level of the disease. While some diseases are so rare in a given population that a single case warrants an epidemiologic investigation (e.g., rabies, plague, polio), other diseases occur more commonly so that only deviations from the norm warrant investigation.

Sporadic refers to a disease that occurs infrequently and irregularly. Endemic refers to the constant presence and/or usual prevalence of a disease or infectious agent in a population within a geographic area. Hyperendemic refers to persistent, high levels of disease occurrence.

Occasionally, the amount of disease in a community rises above the expected level. Epidemic refers to an increase, often sudden, in the number of cases of a disease above what is normally expected in that population in that area. Outbreak carries the same definition of epidemic, but is often used for a more limited geographic area.

Cluster refers to an aggregation of cases grouped in place and time that are suspected to be greater than the number expected, even though the expected number may not be known. Pandemic refers to an epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents, usually affecting a large number of people.