Scientists for the first time have claimed that a vaccine can protect human beings against gonorrhoea – A sexually transmitted infection. The research was done by the scientists of New Zealand at University of Auckland. The study was done on 15,000 young people and it showed a significant improvements and the infection cause was fallen by 31%.
The vaccine was originally outbreak of meningitis B but after research, scientists found that it can also help in protection from Gonorrhoea.
It is a sexually transmitted infection which is caused by the bacterium named Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Each year about 78 million people are affected by the infection. It can cause infertility in both men and women. The symptoms are – thick discharge from sexual organs which is greenish or yellow in color, high bleeding between periods and feeling pain while urinating. The dark side of the infection is that it shows no symptoms in many cases.