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Sixty seconds on . . . covid-19 and sex

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 14 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o104
  1. Mun-Keat Looi
  1. The BMJ

Let’s get it on

Steady on there. Although you might have expected rates of sexual activity to have gone up during lockdown, the opposite is the case, judging by the plight of the world’s leading condom makers.

Nothing for the weekend?

So it seems. Karex Berhad, the company that makes one in five condoms sold globally, has seen sales drop by over 40% over the past two years.1 This despite optimism from its chief executive that the lockdowns of …

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