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A vaccine to protect people against the common sexually transmitted infection chlamydia has passed initial safety tests. It is the first of its kind to enter human trials. Experts say immunisation may be the best way to tackle the disease that accounts for nearly half of all sex infections diagnosed in the UK. More trials must check how well it works and what dose to give, The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal says. Those tests will take years and in the meantime the best way to avoid getting chlamydia during sex is by using a condom. WHAT IS CHLAMYDIA? It is a bacterial infection that is passed on through unprotected sex (even if there is no penetration). Chlamydia bacteria reside in se... Full story

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