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Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea found in King County

Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea found in King County

Azithromycin is one of two front-line antibiotics used to treat gonorrhea. Public Health – Seattle & King County experts have found that among men who have sex with men attending the STD clinic in Seattle, about 5% have a type of gonorrhea that can no longer be treated by azithromycin.

November 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
More syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia in King County

More syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia in King County

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise across the U.S. and Washington and King County data show a similar trend towards more syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
STD rates double in Snohomish County over five years.

STD rates double in Snohomish County over five years.

Snohomish County has had a 40 percent increase in chlamydia, a 112 percent increase in syphilis, and a 243 percent increase in gonorrhea.

July 10, 2017 | By | Reply More