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Human Testing Details Revealed

September 6, 2011 by  

Human Testing Details Revealed

Last October, the United States government revealed documents pertaining to medical experiments it conducted between 1946 and 1948 in which doctors infected soldiers, prisoners and mental patients in Guatemala with syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases. Upon being briefed about the incidents, President Barack Obama launched a further investigation into the matter; details released on Aug. 29 showed that 1,300 Guatemalans were infected in a study scientists knew was unethical.

According to BBC News, the experiment was discovered by Professor Susan Reverby at Wellesley College as she researched links between the infamous Tuskegee syphilis doctor and Guatemalan studies with penicillin.

“At a time when so much medical research is global, it behooves us to take account of what has been done in the past by American researchers in other countries,” said Reverby in a Washington Post article last year.

There is significant evidence to conclude that there was collaboration between U.S. and Guatemalan authorities at the time of the tests. However, it is believed that authorities in Guatemala were unaware of the deadly nature of the injections U.S. doctors were providing, Carlos Mejia, a member of the commission established by the Guatemalan government to investigate the experiments, told BBC.

According to reports, concentrations of bacteria were injected into the eyes, the central nervous system and male genitals in some instances; and in other instances, sexual acts were encouraged between male prisoners and diseased prostitutes.

“It took place in the context in which they [the United States] were judging the German doctors who had been experimenting with typhus and malaria on prisoners of war. The Nazis used Poles, Russians and Jews, while the Americans made almost the same use of Guatemalans,” Mejia told BBC.

In recent years, there have been reports of several other instances of horrific government testing done on physically and mentally disabled hospital patients and prisoners in the United States. A story published by The Associated Press in February detailed such experiments, including giving hepatitis to mental patients in Connecticut, squirting a pandemic flu virus up the noses of prisoners in Maryland and injecting cancer cells into chronically ill people at a New York hospital.

In Tuskegee, Ala., in the 1930s a group of 399 black men with syphilis were studied by a team of doctors as the disease progressed. Despite the availability of treatment, the men — who thought they were being treated for “bad blood” — received no proper medical care as doctors simply documented the sickness over time. The study went on for about 40 years.

In another instance, preceding the consentless infection of many of the Guatemalans, the government preformed a similar test in an Indiana prison. Researchers exposed 241 inmates in Terre Haute Prison to gonorrhea in 1943 and 1944. The researchers explained the experiments in advance in detail and experimented only on prisoners who volunteered.

Other government projects included feeding unsuspecting citizens large doses of LSD or marijuana to test the effects of the substances and the ability to use them for mind-control. Projects known under guises such as Operation Midnight Climax and MK-ULTRA, very similar to practices in the history of the Soviet Union, took place over the course of several decades.

A 1977 Time article tells the story of taxpayer-funded, CIA-run inner-city brothels where patrons were drugged by prostitutes (who were on CIA payroll) and then observed from behind mirrored glass during Midnight Climax. The experiment known as Project MK-ULTRA, subjected unaware humans to experiments with drugs such as LSD and barbiturates, hypnosis and (some reports indicate) radiological and biological agents. In 1973, CIA Director Richard Helms ordered all documents from Project MK-ULTRA destroyed, although The New York Times revealed the cover-up the following year.

The CIA spent nearly $20 million, enlisting the services of researchers at more than 30 universities to conduct experiments on subjects without their knowledge. Some of the research was also performed in Canada. Some people believe the goal of the program was to create a mind-control system by which the CIA could program people to conduct assassinations and may have had severe unintended consequences.

The discoveries of the unethical testing brings forth questions about other similar instances and the possibility that government and pharmaceutical companies may be baiting citizens into unwittingly acting as guinea pigs in dangerous experiments today. Skepticism surrounding several vaccines — many of which are quickly approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration despite often debilitating side effects — has led organizations such as the National Vaccine Information Center to fight against government-mandated inoculation.

 

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Kevin

    Alex Jones has been covering this for years, on infowars.com . Don’t let them vaccinate you with anything, anytime, anywhere. There plan for eugenics is out in the open, we need to wake up more people before its too late………..

    • Christin

      Kevin, right on… NO Vaccinations!

      It makes me sick to read this article and to think of what hateful people have done to USE other people to test the effect of drugs, germ warfare, mind control, and elimination of selected populations on unsuspecting people or just to make people sick and weak.
      This is just pathetic… we should all be outraged.

      For more forced vaccination info go to…

      http://www.healthfreedomusa.org/?p=534

      • USAF VET

        This “news” is so old I had to blow the dust off of it before I could read it. There was even a documentary about it on TV a few years ago. In fact, they also made a movie about it.

    • http://?? Joe H.

      kevin,
      People should also check out the Med-Vol program during the seventies at Edgewood Arsenol Maryland. They tested, or said it was atropene, alcohol, and other products on volenteer soldiers. There are some starting to experience problems now.

    • Dan az

      The fact that Obumer is looking in to it is because they were black!The same reason he got involved with the black farmers and won millions of dollars and lined his pockets at the same time.If he was so curious about the way the gubmnt treated and tested diseases on unknowing people he should look know further than the aids virus that was created in Rode island labs and sent to Africa and San francisco disguised as a flue vaccine and ordered by Kissinger.But we know that will never happen!

  • OneDamnAngryAmerican

    And, don’t forgt the US soldiers who were brought to Nevada to watch nuclear bombs go off 10 WHOLE YEARS AFTER WWii AND THE DROPPING OF BOMBS IN JAPAN, full aware that these soldiers would die, then not givng them medical care or paying veteraqns compensation for them; and, the use of Agent Orange which was known to cause cancer, because it was used in Korea as well as Vietnam, AGAINST US SOLDIER-UNWITTING-GUINEA-PIGS; and, the burning oil wells nduring the Liberation of Kuwait and the burning of “weapons” given to ghadafi, when he was our friend, that were made up of spent urantiun; and, the ammunition now carried by US Soldiers, that have uranium in their bullets (as a way of disposing of spent uranium, all to the unwitting US soldier! Anybody who serves in the US military, today, or believes anything their government or government oficials/employees tell the, are

    • USAF VET

      Don’t you just love consperiousy theorists? I really do get a kick out of these people who say things they hear without any research. The troops aren’t carrying uranium bullets, the oil fires in Kuwait were started by Saddams troops under his orders, Agent Orange wasn’t developed until after the Korean war was over, and it wasn’t being used on our soldiers. Oh, and the ones who were at the testing site in Neveda did get medical treatment. Sadly it was inadequate because at the time they didn’t know what they were looking at.

      • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

        USAF VET
        You are right.

        OneDamnAngryAmerican is indeed strange.It should read OneDamNnuttyAmerican

      • Dan az

        Usafvet
        The fact that they did use us as test subjects dosen’t change the fact that they refuse to help them today!Fact!Enewetak test site is one of the ones that is still killing vets today.Very few of us are left!And as far as agent orange goes you weren’t on the ground getting sprayed were you?I would suspect you were doing the spraying considering you were in the air force.We are all paying the price today and thousands have died already.Do a little research instead of stuffing your foot were it dosen’t belong.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        USAF VET,
        If what you say is true, then why is it that Austrailia recognized all conditions the US did BEFORE the US did and MORE??? Why do we have a greater number of VietNam vets with children with spinabifida than ANY other test group in this nation? Have you ever SEEN chloracne? I HAVE! Ever talked to any Ranch Hand crewmembers?? I doubt it! I very much doubt that you served in vietNam or Korea!! I know coalminer didn’t as he lost his nerve after trying to get into the Marines and they laughed him out of the recruitment office!!

  • Kevin

    They are not going to let the first responders attend the anniversity of 9/11 . HUMMMMM me thinks I may know why……………

  • Jeff in OH

    According to BBC News— Now that gives credibility to the story. And by Susan Reverby, sounds like a 60′s guitar amp with REVERB…I’m not taking this yo serious…

  • Jeff in OH

    And Obummer is in on it too, another reason It’s likely a lie

  • http://yahoo olerocker

    The bio labs have been doing this type of work since the sixties, ever notice the stange bodies of what look like animals washing upon the beachs, or the guy dressed in shorts, shirt shoes found on the beach with four holes drilled in his head, and no ID?…how many fatal type illness, like aids, swine flu, tick fever, sickness that antibiotics can’t touch….all since the 6o’s….something to think about……new ones every day pop up on the news.

  • eddie47d

    I figured someone would try and tie Obama in on this and Jeff is spreading his own poison. Do we want a government or any private company to experiment on anyone in this country or in another country? I think not! It is just plain wrong unless the injection is explained and compensation is upfront and the person is a willing participant and even then we should question the obvious dangers. Animals by the hundreds of thousands are also tested (and eventually killed) right here in America. Every cosmetic company does this extensively on chimps,rabbits and other species so it is very common. Were we any better than the German Empire to ever have picked up where they left off?

    • http://marcum1@wildblue.net coal miner

      eddie47d
      You are right.

      Why use and abuse only 200 unwilling human test subjects … email address (below) to receive the call-in details: … The International Medical Council on Vaccination …

      http://www.naturalnews.com/019193.html

  • s c

    Most of this is old news. Why does Obummer feel a need to ask questions about such a topic? He’s supposed to concern himself with jobs and ideas that may help revive his failing economy.
    I’ve wondered for a while what the basic problem might be, and I’ve had to conclude that the key problem with this administration is in the fact that no one knows the difference between a job and a bj (case in point is Hoffa and his ‘jobs’ rant).
    What makes it worse is the fact that they don’t care. Everyone has to have priorities, but this bunch is beyond clueless. How did they fool anyone into thinking that they know anything about anything? Duh is duh, and that’s exactly THE way to describe Obummer and his useless administration.

    • eddie47d

      Because it was wrong SC something you don’t seem to comprehend. Now that is fairly easy to figure out.

  • 45caliber

    The REAL question is – what experiments are being conducted today … and on whom?

    • Christin

      45caliber,

      That IS a GREAT question…. really!

      The answer might be at Plum Island and the 1356 other germ warfare and bio-warfare labs we have now around our country (up from 200 in 2001)… anybody wonder why we need so many???

      Plum Island is run by Homeland Security and founded by a Nazi… they say it is to study animal diseases, but they are making Bio-terror, and mutant animals AND mutant humans which have washed up on the beach… scary stuff my friends… and some in congress know.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcCZb6lDnug (part 1)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5b-0XPdZcc (part 4)

      There are four parts.

      • USAF VET

        Yeah, I read that story too. The title of the book is “Plum Island”. I forget the title of the sequal, but it’s a good one too. I have both of them around here somewhere. Now I do agree that Plum Island exists, but you are taking the truth and mixing it with the story. I just checked out your references. Jessse Ventura’s Conspiracy Theories. Very good research Christin, so don’t forget, a theory is just that, a theory, a guess, an assumption. You know what you make when you assume? You make an ASS out of U and Me, ASS/U/ME.

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