I have been practicing infectious disease since Bush 41 was president, and I have never seen a person die of gonorrhea.
We find rape more traumatic than gonorrhea, even though the physical effects of the STD may be much worse.
We test monthly for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and the big one, HIV.
gonorrhea gon·or·rhe·a (gŏn'ə-rē'ə)
A sexually transmitted disease caused by gonococci and affecting mucous membrane chiefly of the genital and urinary tracts, marked by an acute purulent discharge and painful or difficult urination, though women often have no symptoms.
A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the genital and urinary tracts, an acute discharge containing pus, and painful urination, especially in men. Women often have few or no symptoms.
An acute and sexually transmitted disease, caused by bacteria that invade the mucous membranes of the genitals and urinary tract. In women, the disease can also spread to the cervix, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, leading to chronic pelvic pain or infertility. In both sexes, the disease can spread to the joints and skin (or, more rarely, the heart or brain) if left untreated. The disease can be treated with antibiotics.