The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a list of the most drug-resistant illnesses in the country. The bacterial STD, gonorrhea, is on that list. As Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports gonorrhea infections are rising in Washoe County.
Angela Penny is with the Washoe County Health District. She says in the first six months of this year, gonorrhea infections increased by 16.4 percent compared to the same time last year.