Wellesley professor unearths a horror: Syphilis experiments in Guatemala
By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / October 2, 2010
Picking through musty files in a Pennsylvania archive, a Wellesley College professor made a heart-stopping discovery: US government scientists in the 1940s deliberately infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea in experiments conducted without the subjects’ permission...
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