The vagina ring that provides secret HIV protection for women with cheating partners – or those who refuse to wear a condom
Women in Malawi have adopted a secret preventive measure against HIV infection from their partners who they suspect of cheating or who refuse to wear a condom.
A silicon ring is inserted in the vagina which secretes an antiretroviral drug that prevents the virus being contracted.
A similar size to the contraceptive diaphragm, the device – that fits high up inside the vagina – is effective for a month after which time it should be replaced.
The advantages of it are that women can insert it themselves and men reportedly cannot feel it.
Those who regularly used it – coated with an... read more
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