Tuskegee Experiment: The Infamous Syphilis Study - HISTORY

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Known officially as the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, the study began at a time when there was no known treatment for the disease.
A participant in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. (Credit: National Archives)

Participants in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. (Credit: National Archives)

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