AIDS risk lower than thought for circumcisedMaybe it got better play in the New York Times, where the story by Donald G. McNeil Jr.originated, but page 14 in the Tribune struck me as not good enough.
Especially when put into juxtaposition with the coverage given Merck’s “Gardisil” HPV inoculations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which I have been calling the Centers for the Spread of Disease since about 1989, say that vaccinated will be protected against 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, still somehow director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, is quoted in the story thusly,
If we had an AIDS vaccine that was performing as well as this, it would be the talk of the town.What’s the news you probably haven’t read?
Circumcision reduces a man’s risk (of becoming HIV-infected) by as much as 65%Seems like the Bible has some good advice quite early on.
More at McHenry County Blog.