Gonorrhea Became More Drug Resistant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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While the COVID-19 pandemic raged in the United States, gonorrhea became more drug-resistant. According to scientists, the rate of gonorrhea infection increased by 10% since 2019. The reason for this rise in gonorrhea infections is unknown, but a potential reason might be a lack of access to healthcare during the pandemic, leading to increased infection and lower treatment rates.  

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