Wikipedia – Unethical Human Experimentation in the United States

November 17, 2015

By Suzanne Maher

Wikipedia – Unethical Human Experimentation in the United States

Unethical Human Experimentation in the United States describes numerous experiments performed on human test subjects in the United States that have been considered unethical, and were often performed illegally, without the knowledge, consent, or informed consent of the test subjects. Such tests have occurred throughout American history, but particularly in the 20th century.

The experiments include: the deliberate infection of people with deadly or debilitating diseases, exposure of people to biological and chemical weapons, human radiation experiments, injection of people with toxic and radioactive chemicals, surgical experiments, interrogation and torture experiments, tests involving mind-altering substances, and a wide variety of others. Many of these tests were performed on children,[1] the sick, and mentally disabled individuals, often under the guise of “medical treatment”. In many of the studies, a large portion of the subjects were poor, racial minorities or prisoners.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unethical_human_experimentation_in_the_United_States

Wikipedia – Unethical Human Experimentation in the United States