Bernice Eddie

Bernice Eddy, PhD (1903–1989) a virologist and epidemiologist at NIH, identified SV40, a cancer-causing monkey virus that millions of children were exposed to from contaminated polio vaccines. In 1954, while the NIH was testing the first commercial polio vaccines, Eddy’s job was to test the vaccines from five different companies. She and her staff worked…

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July 23, 2002 Unhealthy Hospitals – 103,000 preventable deaths in 2000 – Chicago Tribune FYI The next time someone suggests that you to enter a clinical trial at a hospital, beware: “The number of people needlessly killed by hospital infections is unbelievable, but the public doesn’t know anything about it. For years, we’ve just been…

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October 1, 2001 Text of AHRP Amicus Brief filed with the Maryland Court of Appeals in support of the Court’s ruling against Kennedy Krieger Institute for exposing children to lead poison in an experiment. The Court of Appeals Decision Validates AHRP’s Stand Against Using Children in Harmful Research Experiments. ___________________________________________________ IN THE COURT OF APPEALS…

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Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate? AHRP Testimony submitted to Congressional Committee April 23, 2002 Vera Hassner Sharav, President, and John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D., steering committee member, The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP), before the Subcommittee on Public Health, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, United States Senate at…

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AIDS Drug Trial report–Slipshod Journalism– NY Times Sat, 23 Jul 2005 Please join our effort to tweak the New York Times to practice what their banner states: “All the News that’s fit to print” That surely means fair and balanced reporting about contentious issues that pit the weak and vulnerable against the powerful. — Perhaps some…

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 THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) http://www.ahrp.org 142 West End Ave. Suite 28P New York, NY 10023 Testimony by The Alliance for Human Research Protection Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Protections for Foster Children Enrolled in Clinical Trials May 18, 2005 On March 10, 2004, The ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP)…

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