First condom designed to kill HIV ‘could be available to buy within months’

A new condom designed to kill the HIV virus could be available to buy within months, after key regulatory approval, the Daily Mail reports.

Tests have shown the VivaGel condom is effective in deactivating 99.9 per cent of HIV, herpes and human papilloma virus cases.

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Australian bio-tech firm Starpharma has developed the antiviral Viva Gel, the active ingredient designed to tackle sexually transmitted infections, in the condom’s lubricant.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2699944/World-HIV-killing-condom-available-buy-months.html#ixzz38i0OqIMQ

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