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Male Circumcision Thwarts HIV Infection

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Science  05 Aug 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5736, pp. 860
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5736.860

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A study in South Africa has shown for the first time that circumcising adult men can dramatically lower their risk of becoming infected by HIV through heterosexual sex.