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	condomsUsing male condoms the right way, every time, can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis, as well as other diseases that may be transmitted through sex like Zika virus and Ebola. Using male condoms the right way, every time, can also help prevent pregnancy.

This Web site provides information for both consumers and public health professionals on correct condom use and condom effectiveness for STDs, and links to additional resources.

Additional CDC Resources for Consumers

Additional CDC Resources for Public Health Professionals