Welcome to the 19th century, Millennials.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting that we are down to our last “first-line treatment option” for gonorrhea.
It’s ceftriaxone via injection and a second antimicrobial drug.
The revelation was made in the CDC’s April EID Journal, which was released yesterday, March 12.
The CDC says that 19 million people get a new sexually transmitted disease — albeit usually not gonorrhea — each year. Half of these are between the ages of 15 and 24.