10 facts you should know about gonorrhoea

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Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Since the early eighties the spotlight has been on HIV/Aids to such an extent that the relatively long list of other sexually transmitted diseases and infections has paled by comparison.

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Before that time the word on everyone’s lips was (genital) herpes, and the big concern was that unlike true love “herpes was forever”, referring to the fact that once you had it you could never entirely get rid of it, and recurring outbreaks were virtually guaranteed. 

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