STD called M. genitalium is new kid on the block

The sexually transmitted disease/infection (STD/STI) mycoplasma genitalium (M. genitalium), which some news reports say could become the next superbug, is showing up across the U.S. •It’s a superbug because it’s a bacterium that lacks a cell wall, which makes it resistant to most commonly used antibiotics•In the U.S., M. genitalium seems to be more common than […]

United States CDC Reports STDs all-time high in 2018

A press release from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported: The combined cases of syphilis , gonorrhea, and chlamydia reached an all-time high in the US in 2018 Half the STDs were reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24 Men who have sex with men (MSM) were disproportionately affected by the increase in […]