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Officials Weigh Circumcision to Fight H.I.V. Risk: Public health officials are considering promoting routine circumcision for all baby boys born in the United States to reduce the spread of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. … He and other experts acknowledged that although the clinical trials of circumcision in Africa had dramatic results, the effects…

Circumcision reduces spread of HIV

Male Circumcision Reduces HIV Risk: No Further Evidence Needed, According To Review: The clinical trials included in the review took place in South Africa, Uganda, and Kenya between 2002 and 2006, and included a total of 11,054 men. The results show that circumcision in heterosexual men significantly reduces their risk of acquiring HIV by 54%…