The fundies are going to have a heyday over the recent finding of a strain of gonorrhea resistant to current medicine.
“It’s a sign from God!” they’ll scream.
From one article:
Scientists have discovered a new strain of gonorrhea-causing bacteria in Japan that is resistant to available treatments.
Since the 1940s, the sexually transmitted disease known as “the clap” has been easily treated with antibiotics. But the new strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae has genetically mutated to evade cephalosporins — the only antibiotics still effective against the infection.
“This is both an alarming and a predictable discovery,” lead researcher Magnus Unemo, professor at the Swedish Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria in Örebro, Sweden, said in a statement.
Remember when even god himself called disease a supernatural issue? “Demons! The Demons will get ya!”
Those were the days.
The religionistas will likely miss the fact that it’s evolution in action.