HEALTHY LIVING

UN Advocates Circumcision To Reduce HIV Risk

03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Men should be circumcised to reduce their risk of catching HIV, the virus that causes Aids, the UN recommended today.

The World Health Organisation and UNAIDS, the UN agency that co-ordinates the global fight against Aids, said there was compelling evidence that the operation can reduce infections among heterosexual men by up to 60 per cent.

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