Saturday, October 2, 2010

U.S. Apologizes for Syphilis Tests in Guatemala - By Donald G. McNeil Jr. (The New York Times)

From 1946 to 1948, American public health doctors deliberately infected nearly 700 Guatemalans — prison inmates, mental patients and soldiers — with venereal diseases in what was meant as an effort to test the effectiveness of penicillin ... read more

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