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Cuban Health Officials Raise Alarm Over Country’s Condom Shortage

The Guardian: Cuba’s condom shortage raises fears of imminent health crisis
“From potatoes to deodorant, toilet paper and bottled beer, Cubans have come to accept chronic shortages as an inevitable part of life after more than half a century of communist rule. Now a shrinking supply of condoms has upset residents of the Caribbean island nation and alarmed health officials who are worried by the possibility of an increase in sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies…” (Luscombe, 4/18).

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