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Advisory: Johns Hopkins Bioethicist Comments On Guatemalan Venereal-Disease Experiments - 10/05/2010

Advisory: Johns Hopkins Bioethicist Comments On Guatemalan Venereal-Disease Experiments

Release Date: October 5, 2010

In response to the national attention on venereal-disease experiments in Guatemala led by a U.S. government physician in the 1940s, bioethicist and social justice scholar Ruth R. Faden says the episode was profoundly and egregiously unethical.

 

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