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Will US Soldiers be Protected from Being Guinea Pigs?

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by ethics, Oct 29, 2002.

  1. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    American soldiers may -- or may not -- soon be marching off to war against Iraq, but if they do they'll be going into battle protected by some of the same controversial drugs administered to soldiers during the Gulf War.

    But this time, the Pentagon vows, adherence to proper medical practices will take the place of a haphazardly administered mass-vaccination program in which tens of thousands of shot records disappeared.

    The Pentagon has assured Congress and military personnel that only FDA-approved drugs will be used, FDA dosage and administration requirements will be met and proper records will be kept.

    Full Article Here

    I am going to be a skeptic in this and say that as long as there is a military need, there will be a military test. Whether approved or not.
  2. DSL Dan

    DSL Dan Registered User

    Unfortunately our track record for protecting the men and women on the front lines has not been good. Please God that they get it right this time.

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