Assessment of Potential Long Term Health Effects on Army Human Test Subjects of Relevant Biological and Chemical Agents, Drugs, Medications and Substances

@inproceedings{Johnson2016AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of Potential Long Term Health Effects on Army Human Test Subjects of Relevant Biological and Chemical Agents, Drugs, Medications and Substances},
  author={Kelli J. Johnson},
  year={2016}
}
Abstract : Between 1954 and 1975, more than 12,000 men entering or in military service in the United States (US) served as medical research volunteers for the countrys biological and chemical warfare defense programs. With their consent, these servicemen served as human volunteers in exposure experiments to a wide variety of biological and chemical substances, medications, vaccines, or simulants. The purpose of these tests was to use volunteers to evaluate the effect of biological and chemical… 
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