Thousands of Wiganers could have sex "superbug"

Thousands of people in Wigan could be carrying a new sexually transmitted “superbug” which can leave women infertile.
Mycoplasma genitalium, known as MG, affects between one per cent and two per cent of the population, according to the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH).
But tests to diagnose it are not routinely available and they are not carried out at all in the borough.
BASHH have described the spread of the disease as a “public health emergency waiting to happen”.
MG can cause no symptoms and is often misdiagnosed as a different disease such as chlamydia.
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20 July 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 36
Source: Wigan Today
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