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05 October 2010

Guatemala sex diseases investigated

President Alvaro Colom formed a committee to investigate how US scientists could have deliberately infected hundreds of people here with sexually transmitted diseases.

President Alvaro Colom formed a committee to investigate how US scientists could have deliberately infected hundreds of people here with sexually transmitted diseases from 1946-1948.

Carlos Mejia, the chief of the medical association, did not downplay the outrage Guatemalans have been voicing about the study.

 
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