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VMMCs cut as South Africa battles COVID

Authorities in Limpopo and other South African provinces have put traditional initiation rites and medical male circumcisions on hold to respond to COVID-19

73% of Malawian men circumcised by 2019

Male circumcision prevalence reached 90% among men and adolescent boys in Malawi’s Chókwè District but remained lower among older age groups

VMMC reduces HPV infections

Getting circumcised reduced men’s risk of acquiring human papillomavirus in a randomized clinical trial in Kisumu, Kenya

HIV and COVID: risks and benefits

The benefits of continuing to provide HIV services during the COVID-19 pandemic far outweigh the risk of additional COVID-19-related deaths

90–90–90 goal met in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has reached the 90–90–90 HIV testing and treatment targets set by UNAIDS for 2020 and is working toward the 95–95–95 targets for 2025