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Guatemalans Deliberately Infected with STDs Sue Johns Hopkins University for $1bn

Oliver Laughland, THE GUARDIAN NEW YORK (The Guardian) – Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in the deliberate infection of hundreds of vulnerable Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis and gonorrhoea, during a medical experiment programme in the 1940s and 1950s. The lawsuit, which […]