The American pharmaceutical group Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation to answer because of human experiments in Guatemala in the '40s and' 50s. The U.S. Federal judge Theodore Chuang decided by he dismissed the claim of the defense on the setting of the procedure.
In the Central American country were the hundreds of people deliberately with the venereal disease Syphilis infected. The goal of these people was trying to figure out whether Penicillin is effective against sexually transmitted diseases.
In the year of 2015 had submitted 774 victims and victims relatives lawsuit. Assure you, the Tests were made without your Knowledge or consent. According to judge Chuang, the plaintiffs are asking for a billion dollars in compensation.
The people of 2010 by Professor Susan Reverby of Wellesley College in the United States were revealed by the tests. She was joined on notes by John Charles Cutler, 2003 deceased specialists for venereal diseases. Cutler had conducted the series of experiments. He and his colleagues in the research took the Tests in Guatemala, soldiers, the mentally ill, prostitutes and convicted criminals.
earlier, US President Barack Obama had apologized in 2010 for the experiments. His then Secretary of state Hillary Clinton described the Experiments as "unethical" and "reprehensible".
The company Bristol-Myers Squibb wants to swallow for a total of 90 billion dollars, the biotech company Celgene with three locations in Switzerland. (fal/afp)
Created: 05.01.2019, 15:08 PM