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Voluntary Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention in Africa

Image credit: (left) Sgt. Adam Fischman, US Army Africa & (right) Sterling Riber, MFDI for Jhpiego/Tanzania.

PLOS Medicine Associate Editor Linda Nevin discusses the landmark publication, and striking impact, of the first randomized clinical trial of voluntary medical male circumcision, published in PLOS Medicine in 2005. Since the 1980s, observational studies have shown that HIV infection … Continue reading »

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