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Microbicides by the Numbers: Science, products, money and more

The term “microbicide” refers to substances being studied that could be used in the vagina and/or rectum to reduce the risk of HIV infection via sexual exposure. There are no licensed microbicides available today. Simple, easy-to-use microbicides would help these individuals take control of their own health—while offering people everywhere an additional, needed option. The graphics below represent key facts about the microbicide field.

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