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Guatemala Syphilis Study

DISMISSED: Guatemalans Experimented On With Syphilis Can't Sue U.S.

Posted 06.23.2012 | Crime

A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit fingering U.S. government-sponsored experiments that infected hundreds of Guatemalans with venereal diseases. ...

"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.