Recent Examples on the WebThe research involved whether a vaginal microbicide was useful against AIDS, which was rampant in South Africa.
Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2020 Another ingredient, the microbicide nonoxynol-9, has also been found to disrupt the balance of vaginal flora.
Sofia Barrett-ibarria, Allure, 21 Sep. 2018 Today, other types of microbicides are being developed such as a vaginal ring that emits a very different anti-HIV drug.
Washington Post, 1 June 2017
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