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In the experiment, aimed at testing the then-new drug penicillin, inmates were infected by prostitutes and later
(Reuters) - The United States apologized on Friday for an experiment conducted in the 1940s in which U.S. government researchers deliberately infected Guatemalan prison inmates, women and mental patients with syphilis.
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor
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