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The malaria project the U.S. government"s secret mission to find a miracle cure by Karen Masterson

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Published .
Written in English


  • Chloroquine,
  • Antimalarials,
  • Human experimentation in medicine,
  • Malaria,
  • History

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A fascinating and shocking historical exposé, The Malaria Project is the story of America"s secret mission to combat malaria during World War II--a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-357) and index.

StatementKaren M. Masterson
LC ClassificationsRC159.A5 M37 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 406 pages
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27196564M
ISBN 100451467329, 0451467337
ISBN 109780451467324, 9780451467331
LC Control Number2014018351

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