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A vaginal ring for HIV prevention? Two large studies show experimental devices hold promise

In the fight against HIV, women have been severely limited in what they can do to protect themselves against the virus and it typically involves asking an infected partner to wear a condom. In recent years, those in wealthier parts of the world have also had access to a daily preventive pill — but the idea of such a strict regimen and the potential expense has been so daunting that few have opted to try it.

There’s finally hope that a convenient and inexpensive option that puts more of the power in women’s hands may be available in the not-so-distant future.

Read the full original article from the Washington Post here…

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