Health officials confirmed the cases of gonorrhea – also called the clap – were found to be resistant to antibiotics in the last month.  And Australia is packed with both British tourists on their holidays along with more than 1.2 million expats from the UK. One case was uncovered in Queensland, while the second was found in Western Australia. Tourists were feared to be at risk after a UK man became the world’s

first to be diagnosed with super gonorrhea after a holiday in Asia. Gonorrhea is spread through all forms of sex and can leave women infertile if untreated.  Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendon Murphy said: “Drug-resistant gonorrhea exists in many countries, including Australia. “However, these latest cases and a recent one in the UK appear to be the first reported that are resistant to all of the antibiotics that have been in routine use against gonorrhea.”  READ MORE