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Comment: Re:Bill Gates sponsors quackery (Score 1) 140

by Stormwatch (#49288515) Attached to: Gates: Large Epidemics Need a More Agile Response

Now here is an explanation of why that study is simply worthless, why that "60%" number is meaningless, and how, even if it was absolutely correct, it would mean 56 circumcisions would be necessary to prevent a single case of HIV infection, and it would still fail to prevent another case -- whereas giving everyone condoms instead would have prevented both cases.

A method of solution is perfect if we can forsee from the start, and even prove, that following that method we shall attain our aim. -- Leibnitz

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