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22 August 2012

Moratorium on sex films after syphilis outbreak

A porn industry trade group has announced a US moratorium on production of adult sex films after several reported cases of syphilis among adult film actors.

A porn industry trade group has announced a US moratorium on production of adult sex films after several reported cases of syphilis among adult film actors, adding to the pressure on porn producers to require the use of condoms on sets. 

Porn producers in the Los Angeles area - the heart of the US adult film industry and home to an estimated 1 000 performers - are under pressure to ensure condom use on sets to prevent the spread of the Aids virus and other sexually transmitted diseases.

 
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