Nonantibiotic Treatment for Chlamydia Shows Promise

Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted infection that affects an estimated 131 million people worldwide, is currently easily treated with antibiotics in most cases.

but according to World Health OrganizationRising antibiotic resistance is making a number of sexually transmitted bacterial diseases (STDs) more difficult to treat.

The problem is further manifested in gonorrhea, the strains of which do not respond to any available antibiotics. But antibiotic resistance also exists for chlamydia and syphilis, which makes prevention and prompt treatment of these diseases critical.

But what if there was a treatment for STDs that didn’t include antibiotics?

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