Drug Resistant Staph On Rise Among Gay Men

You better watch your backs, boys:

A drug-resistant strain of potentially deadly bacteria has moved beyond the borders of U.S. hospitals and is being transmitted among gay men during sex, researchers said on Monday.

They said methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is beginning to appear outside hospitals in San Francisco, Boston, New York and Los Angeles.

Sexually active gay men in San Francisco are 13 times more likely to be infected than their heterosexual neighbors, the researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Infections are also reportedly on the rise in Boston. One scientist says that if MRSA spreads to the “general population” it will be “unstoppable”.

Great – another disease that can be blamed on the gays!!