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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In high income countries, programs that encourage abstinence from sex as the only method of preventing HIV infection are not effective in achieving this goal, findings from a review of trial data suggest.
As reported in this week's issue of the British Medical Journal, Dr. Kristen Underhill and colleagues, from the University of Oxford in the UK, searched 30 electronic databases to identify studies that examined the effectiveness of abstinence
Originally posted by Thurisaz
if someone abstains from sex, then how can they catch the virus?
maybe it means that people are not abstaining?
Originally posted by Jazzerman
Children can get it through infected breast milk, and IV Drug users can get it through blood transmission by sharing their works.
Abstinence does not work for the majority of the population, whether they want to admit that or not is another issue.