Does SA’s top contraceptive increase HIV risk? At last we know ...

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Does SA’s top contraceptive increase HIV risk? At last we know the answer

The question has caused doubt for 25 years, but the conclusive results are finally here

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For almost 25 years, scientists and policymakers feared an injectable contraceptive used by millions of women made it easier for them to contract HIV.

But the science around it was inconclusive.

The answer was released on Thursday at the SA Aids conference in Durban and broadcast via a live stream worldwide. ..

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