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Guatemala Std Research

"Ethically Impossible"

Amy Gutmann | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Amy Gutmann

Yesterday, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues delivered a report that details how from 1946-1948, a team of U.S. researchers intentionally infected more than 1,300 Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases.

U.S. Apologizes For 1940s Study In Guatemala In Which Subjects Were Deliberately Infected With Syphilis

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a re...