South Africa: New Drug Offers Hope Against Untreatable Gonorrhoea

[spotlight] Newly announced results of a pivotal phase 3 trial have demonstrated the effectiveness of a new one-dose treatment for gonorrhoea. The medicine, called zoliflodacin, is the first new drug developed to treat gonorrhoea in over 30 years. More than half of the 930 patients included in the trial were from South Africa, including women, adolescents, and people living with HIV.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Tags: Health and Medicine South Africa Southern Africa Sustainable Development Source Type: news