Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not Raise H.I.V. Risk

The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe as other methods, scientists reported

The New York Times
Jun 13 · 6 min read
The injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera has long been popular in developing countries because it lasts three months and can be used discreetly by women who do not want their partners to know they are avoiding pregnancy. Photo: Patrick McKern/PATH

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