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The project

Sat., Oct. 2, 2010

What: The U.S. exposed 696 men and women in Guatemala to syphilis, or in some cases gonorrhea.

When: 1946 to 1948

How: Through jail visits by prostitutes or by deliberately inoculating people.

Why: To test if penicillin could prevent sexually transmitted infections.


 

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