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New trial underway for a birth control pill for men

For years, scientists have known that a deficiency of vitamin A causes male infertility. Scientists are focusing on vitamin A to develop this male birth control pill on trial in the United Kingdom with 16 men.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Annalisa Merrelli, a reporter for STAT, the health and medicine publication.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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