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A Prophylactic Gel to Stop Transmission

Married Thai women have become an AIDS risk group. But in Thailand, as in many societies, women are in no position to tell their husbands to use condoms. That's giving new urgency to the drive to develop a gel that women can use to prevent HIV infection. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.