Drug-resistant microbes kill about 35,000 people in the U.S. per year

A CDC report adds two organisms to a list of five bacteria and fungi considered urgent threats

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

An infection by drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria (shown in this false-color scanning electron micrograph) is considered an urgent public health threat by the CDC.

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