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Medical Experiments

Johns Hopkins University cannot dismiss a class action from the estates of 774 Guatemalans who were subjected to “medical experiments in Guatemala without their knowledge or consent during the 1940s and 1950s, in violation of the law of nations," a federal judge ruled.

BALTIMORE — Johns Hopkins University cannot dismiss a class action from the estates of 774 Guatemalans who were subjected to “medical experiments in Guatemala without their knowledge or consent during the 1940s and 1950s, in violation of the law of nations," a federal judge ruled.

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