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Guatemala victims of US experiments to appeal
Dismissal of lawsuit by locals infected with STDs by US scientists in the 1940s to be contested.
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2012 11:48

Guatemalan victims of medical experiments conducted by American researchers have said they will appeal against a recent decision to dismiss their lawsuit.

More than 1,300 people were infected with sexually transmitted diseases in the 1940s without their knowledge.

Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from Guatemala.

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