Experiment A child is deliberately infected with the deadly smallpox disease without his parents' informed consent. Result The world's first vaccine. Experiment A slave woman is forced to undergo more than thirty operations without anesthesia. Result The beginnings of modern gynecology. Incidents like these paved the way for crucial, lifesaving medical discoveries. But they also harmed and humiliated their test subjects. How do doctors balance the...
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