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Most male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring support its use in HIV prevention

A study interviewing the male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention found that 41% felt the ring during sex. For most men, the ring did not affect the frequency or experience of sex, although they had some initial concerns about safety. Encouragingly, 96% of men said that they would support… Read More »

NASA successfully tests world’s most powerful rocket

NASA successfully test-fired the core stage of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for the second time on Thursday afternoon. The powerful moon rocket’s four RS-25 engines fired for eight minutes and 19 seconds at approximately 4:37 p.m. ET at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The “Green Run” series hot fire test of the 212-foot-tall core stage marks what NASA says is a “critical milestone” ahead of their future… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Antibody-based PrEP did not stop most types of HIV – but is still hailed as a ‘game changer’

Professor Larry Corey, principal researcher of the AMP studies, speaking at HIVR4P Two years ago, at the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference in Madrid, Professor Lynn Morris of the of the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases made a prediction about the AMP (Antibody-Mediated Protection) studies. The two studies are the first large studies using… Read More »