What Is Human Experimentation Ethical

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My name is Camila Anderson and I believe human experimentation is ethical. Human

experimentation has been going on for hundreds of years, with a lot of knowledge learned, with

lives saved. Thanks to human experimentation, the human lifespan has increased, infant deaths

dropped by 75%, and diseases believed incurable are cured. Human experimentation has given

us more knowledge about our bodies that animals nor technology could ever provide. One group

of people can save an entire population.

As many people know, human experimentation has been going on for years, and is still very

well legal. Although before, things were very different than the way they are now. During World

War II, many experiments on prisoners in the camps were conducted.
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Many were conducted on volunteers or

prisoners with consent. Although volunteers and prisoners are seen as less, they were still treated

after as best they could. In many experiments the volunteer can receive money or a prisoner can

be pardoned.

In 1914, a doctor conducted an experiment one twelve volunteer prisoners to solve the

crisis of pellagra. He believed that the cause of pellagra was because of the malnutrition of the

poorer people in the South. He put the prisoners into two groups. One group was fed the diet of

the Southerners, and the other a healthy diet. As he expected, the group fed the Southern diet

fell ill within a few months. Finally, when given fresh meat and vegetables, the pellagra symptoms

vanished, and the prisoners were pardoned.

Edward Jenner, an English Doctor, an English Doctor, was still a medical student when he

noticed milkmaids who contracted cowpox did not catch smallpox. While smallpox lead to very

dangerous symptoms, cowpox only produced blisters. Jenner injected fluid from a cowpox blister

into an eight year old boy with smallpox. Other than a blister, he fully recovered. After when

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