Animal Testing Should Be Banned

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Should Animal Testing for Medication Be Banned? Animal testing is an experiment which is carried out on animals or simply using animal as experimental object. It is sometimes referred as animal research or animal experimentation. Animal testing is used to assess the safety and effectiveness of everything from medication to cosmetics, as well as understanding how the human body works. This kind of experiment has been conducted long time ago by some scientists such as Aristoteles, Herophilus, and Erasistratus which performed the experiments to discover the functions of living organisms and is used until now. Chimpanzees, mice, dogs, and fish are some animals which is frequently used in the experiment. Many of this experiments (which was conducted on animals) contributed to life-saving cures and treatments such as the discovery of insulin, polio vaccine, etc. However, animal testing for medication also drew controversy and debate. Some people, especially the Animal Rights Group, consider that this kind of experiment is cruel and inhumane therefore it has to be banned. But, I believe animal testing for medication should not be banned because of the contribution to modern medication, lack of alternative object, and the rules of animal testing that I’ll explain further in the following paragraph. Animal testing has contributed a lot to the modern medication. Penicillin, insulin, and Polio vaccine are some life-saving cures and medical treatment which was found by using animals

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