November 4, 2015
By Suzanne Maher
U.S. GOVERNMENT ISSUES APOLOGY AFTER THEY INTENTIONALLY INFECT HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WITH GONORRHEA AND SYPHILIS
An older but very relevant article..
U.S. government medical researchers intentionally infected hundreds of people in Guatemala, including institutionalized mental patients, with gonorrhea and syphilis without their knowledge or permission more than 60 years ago. The Guatemala experiments, which were conducted between 1946 and 1948, never provided any useful information and the records were hidden.
Many of those infected were encouraged to pass the infection onto others as part of the study.
About one third of those who were infected never got adequate treatment.
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