However, she added, "it's going to be many years before we see anything that could approach a product on the market because the level of safety for developing a contraceptive is very, very high. You're giving it to healthy people for a very long period of time ... [so] you have to have a product that's very effective and not going to cause side effects."
Visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about contraception.
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