19 Apr 2018
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As of 17 April 2018, two cases of multi-drug resistant gonorrhoea were detected in Australia. One of these cases may have acquired their infection in Southeast Asia. The situation is being closely monitored by public health authorities.
28 Mar 2018
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Andaman & Nicobar Islands (India)
As of 27 March 2018, a case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone has been confirmed in a UK resident. Symptoms were reported in early 2018 following sexual contact in south-east Asia a month earlier. Public Health England is investigating this incident. Priorities are identifying origins of the strain and potential for re-emergence and/or dissemination.