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Spread Of STIs Continues Unabated; WHO Gives A ‘Wake-Up Call’

Recently, the WHO has released a report in which it has stated that every day near about 1 million fresh cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections are reported around the globe. One of the spokesperson of WHO said that the present figure is very concerning, since in a year, more than 376 million people suffer from STI. World Health Organization has showcased its concerns regarding drug-resistive cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

According to the report there are millions of people around the globe who are suffering from multiple STI diseases. Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Trichomoniasis are classified as four diseases which come under STIs. While Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia are considered as bacterial infection, Trichomoniasis is transmitted through sexual intercourse.

People who are suffering from STI infections show various symptoms viz. pain while urination, discharge and unnatural bleeding in-between periods. STI also has several complications viz. pelvic inflammation, infertility in females. There are several cases where people have also suffered from neurological breakdown due to this disease.

Pregnant women who are suffering from SITs give premature birth and the new born usually suffers from several diseases viz. pneumonia, congenital deformations etc. While speaking to the press Dr. Peter Salama said that WHO is unable to eradicate STI diseases from global population. Dr. Salama also said that now people should get aware and should take genuine measures to protect themselves from such diseases. Doctors also urged people to use several contraceptive devices so that it would be effective to get proper cure of the disease.

During one of the press conferences, Dr. Tim Jinks said that people who are suffering from highly infectious Gonorrhea get literally untreatable. Dr. Tim said that this kind of state will give rise to super-gonorrhea. Dr. Jinks also said that it is very essential to reduce spread of SITs and to introduce effective antibiotics to provide complete cure to global population.