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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Tuskegee syphilis experiment - black men used as guinea pigs

Doctor "treating" syphilis patient (Public Domain - PD-USGOV)
“We must remember we are dealing with a group of people who are illiterate, have no conception of time, and whose personal history is always indefinite.”

---S.M. Reverby, Editor, Tuskegee’s Truths Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill (2000), pp. 15–33.

For information on the whistleblower who stopped this experiment, go to:

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