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U.S. Bioethics Committee Releases Report on the Public Health Service's Supported Research on STDs in Guatemala in the 1940's

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September 15, 2011

Following the revelation that the PHS supported research on sexually transmitted diseases in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948, President Obama asked the Bioethics Committee to oversee a thorough fact-finding investigation into the studies. The PHS research involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted disease without the subjects' consent. Read the complete report.



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