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Circumcision is backed for Africa

World health agencies cite HIV protection

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / March 29, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The World Health Organization and UNAIDS yesterday recommended that African males living in the heart of the AIDS pandemic protect themselves against HIV by undergoing circumcision -- medical advice that could lead to surgical procedures on tens of millions, from infants to elders. (Full article: 1024 words)

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