World Lens — Week in Review: Aug. 1

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  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  • Ebola hits Uganda
  • Silicone ring may help curb HIV
  • Namibia forcibly sterilized HIV positive women
  • Jamaica’s Olympic garb gets the Marley treatment
  • Cuban medical scam exposes botched surgeries
  • 20,000 Flee Ethiopia Clashes
  • Unwed couple stoned to death in Mali
  • 200,000 civilians attempt to flee Syrian city of Aleppo
  • 073112 global uk looses olympic stadium keys soccer
  • France forgives $4 Billion of Ivory Coast's debt

Silicone Ring May Help Curb HIV

A team of clinical investigators announced new clinical trials that may confirm whether a silicon vaginal ring, filled with the antiretroviral drug dapirivine, is effective in preventing HIV infection in women.  The trials will be run in South Africa, Rwanda and Uganda.

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