Are antimicrobial condoms the new frontier against STIs? Not quite…

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The Conversation, 13 October 2014, 6.09am AEDT

Australian biotech company Starpharma has announced the imminent launch of a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical.

While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom.

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By J Pope

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