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|Mon, 07-20-2009 - 10:30pm|
Dave over at Circumcision And HIV has asked an interesting question about the recently released HIV trials which looked at Male to Female transmission. Read what he has to say here:
The basic question, why didn't they let the experiment run to completion? Surprisingly, ethical approval for this kind of experiment had been given. The intervention group was infecting their partners at a rate approaching 50%. There was no clear benefit and if there was no clear detriment, why not finish? What would have happened if it had run to completion? Would we have found that circumcised HIV+ men were a greater danger to their partners?