Unsafe sex: Argentina crisis deflates condom sales as costs rise

An employee holds condoms in a factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – In South America’s capital of romance, Argentine lovers are cutting back on one important cost: contraception. Amid a biting recession, a sharp currency devaluation and painful inflation, sales of condoms and birth control pills have tumbled, pharmacists and manufacturers say. “The devaluation of the peso is killing me,” actor and comic […]

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