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Injected contraceptive may increase AIDS risk for African women

Catholic World News - July 13, 2012

A study published in the British medical journal Lancet has found that the use of a injected hormonal contraceptive seems to increase a woman's risk of infection with the HIV virus associated with AIDS.

The DMPA contraceptive, which is used widely in African countries, apparently increases the risk of AIDS--which is already spreading at epidemic rates in those countries.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jul. 13, 2012 6:41 PM ET USA

    This is one of the contraceptive poisons favored by Melinda Gates and her foundation. God help them in Africa. "I'm from the Gates Foundation and I'm here to help you. . ."

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