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US STD experiments in 1940s Guatemala ‘killed 83′

Posted By yihan On August 30, 2011 @ 1:52 am In World News | Comments Disabled

London Telegraph [1]
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

At least 83 people died in US medical experiments in Guatemala during the 1940s involving sexually transmitted diseases, a commission investigating the program concluded on Monday.

Nearly 5,500 people were subjected to diagnostic testing, and more than 1,300 were exposed to venereal diseases by contact or inoculations, the commission found.

Within that group, “we believe that there were 83 deaths,” said commission member Stephen Hauser.

Among the 1,300 exposed to STDs, “under 700 received some form of treatment as best as could be documented,” Hauser added.

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[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8729975/US-STD-experiments-in-1940s-Guatemala-killed-83.html

[2] Hungry Canadian aboriginal children were used in government experiments during 1940s, researcher says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hungry-canadian-aboriginal-children-were-used-in-government-experiments-during-1940s-researcher-says.html

[3] The US Has Sent 200 Marines Into Guatemala To Fight The Drug War: http://www.prisonplanet.com/127947.html

[4] FDA Approves Meningitis Vaccine After Big Pharma Conducts Human Experiments: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fda-approves-meningitis-vaccine-after-big-pharma-conducts-human-experiments.html

[5] US government ran chemical experiments on military veterans under operations MKUltra, Bluebird and Artichoke: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-government-ran-chemical-experiments-on-military-veterans-under-operations-mkultra-bluebird-and-artichoke.html

[6] Federal Deficit Highest Since 1940s: http://www.prisonplanet.com/federal-deficit-highest-since-1940s.html

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