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‘Israel treated its soldiers as guinea pigs’

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 25, 2009

IDF soldiers were not informed of the risks when agreeing to participate in a secret experiment testing a trial vaccine against anthrax earlier this decade, according to a report approved for release by the Supreme Court on Wednesday evening.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1237727541394&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

“Israel has admitted to developing an anthrax vaccine through a secret research project involving tests on unaware army soldiers.”

Source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-treated-its-soldiers-as-guinea-pigs.html

Several of 716 soldiers who took part in the experiment in the late 1990s have reportedly developed tumours and suffered infections while others have complained of headaches, dizziness, skin, respiratory and digestive problems that they say are related to the vaccine.

For full article, visit http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/03/200932793747355713.html

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