On World AIDS Day, NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with Michael O'Loughlin, host of the podcast Plague, which examines the church's roles in caring for AIDS patients and campaigning against condoms.
"Don't use condoms because they don't feel good," President Rodrigo Duterte suggested. The country's HIV infection rate has risen dramatically within the last decade.
The measure has been a topic of heated debate, pitting the adult entertainment industry's trade association against the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
In California, voters will weigh in on whether adult film performers should be required to use condoms on porn sets. The measure is backed by a controversial figure in gay activism: Michael Weinstein.
A pilot project in Ghana is one of several experiments to see if drones can deliver everything from contraceptives to blood for transfusions.
With Zika spreading in Puerto Rico, the government has forbidden stores from raising prices on mosquito repellent, window screens, larvicides and condoms.
The country has moved up from low-income status. So international handouts are winding down. And that presents some unexpected challenges.
And when the use of intrauterine devices and hormonal implants by young women goes up, the number of unplanned pregnancies sharply drops, researchers find.
A new report says a woman in Liberia very likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.
Potty humor! A condom in a key chain with the slogan: "Weapon of mass protection." The goal is to use laughter to change attitudes. And there's even a study to prove that it works.