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AVAC STUDY: Medical male circumcision effect on women likely universally bad

A bunch of focus groups were set up in East Africa to determine women’s attitudes and perceptions (shaped no doubt by experience) to medical male circumcision. All the findings came out negative. From believing that male circumcision is by definition … Continue reading

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AIDSMAP: Controversial vaccine trial produces results

Aidsmap has two stories this morning on a vaccine trial using two types of vaccine that has produced a one-third reduction in HIV infection in a truly massive sample (over 16,000 participants). The study was conducted in Thailand and went … Continue reading

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