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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Tuskegee Redux?

Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Image from Wikipedia

For what it's worth (emphasis in original):
...a public meeting held July 7 by DHHS to discuss the ethics and logistics of testing anthrax vaccine in (unsuspecting and nonconsenting) children.

How were the Washington DC public schools chosen? Aren't 90% of students black? Was that a coincidence?

DHHS forgot that when CDC tried to push this vaccine on black Postal Service employees in 2001 there were also no takers. Fortunately, our black citizens have not forgotten the Tuskegee experiments, and ponder whether clinical trials are conducted in the black community for reasons benign or malign....
From Anthrax Vaccine - posts by Meryl Ness, M.D.

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