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U.S. admits it infected Guatemalans with syphilis in 1940s

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US scientists infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis in experiments conducted from 1946 to 1948 in 'appalling violations' of medical ethics. They sent prostitutes infected with syphilis into a Guatemalan prison, mental health hospital and army barracks to test possible cures.

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