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Indian women's groups question contraceptive vaccine research

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 14 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1340
  1. Ganapati Mudur
  1. New Delhi

    Women's health groups in India have called on scientists to abandon research into contraceptive vaccines.

    Activists staged a protest outside the opening of the 10th international congress of immunology in New Delhi last week, describing immunological routes to contraception as “scientifically unsound and inherently unsafe.” On the eve of the congress, the non-governmental Saheli Women's Resource Centre released a report that …

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