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Africa: WHO Recommends Use of Vaginal Ring Against HIV

January 30, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the use a silicone vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral known as dapivirine as a new method for preventing HIV among women at substantial risk of contracting the virus. The product, which was added to the WHO’s list of prequalified medicines last November, is a discreet, long-acting, HIV-prevention product