Panel: Researchers Knew 1940s Experiments To Infect Guatemalans With STDs Were Unethical | Talking Points Memo

A presidential panel is nearing the conclusion of a study on research conducted by the United States in the 1940s in which prisoners, prostitutes and mental patients in Guatemala were infected with sexually transmitted diseases. The panel says it’s clear that the scientists who conducted the experiments knew their work was unethical.

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