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One of the Largest Human Experiments in History Was Conducted on Unsuspecting Residents of San Francisco

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: San Francisco, germ, warfare, 1950, fog, biological, weapon, attack, US, military, secret, consent, involuntary, experiment, lead, death, injury )

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One fact many may not know about San Francisco's fog is that in 1950, the US military conducted a test to see whether it could be used to help spread a biological weapon in a "simulated germ-warfare attack."


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Sam H (410)
Thursday July 9, 2015, 9:30 pm
That's how our government protects us from terrorism!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 9, 2015, 9:38 pm
Well that's disturbing.
Thank you Sam

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Friday July 10, 2015, 1:24 am
Noted. Thanks Sam.

Past Member (0)
Friday July 10, 2015, 5:29 am
Never heard of this before-somehow i'm really not that surprised. Our governments can't be trusted. thx Sam

Carol R (11)
Friday July 10, 2015, 6:40 am
The test was a success, as Rebecca Kreston explains over at Discover Magazine, and "one of the largest human experiments in history."

But, as she writes, it was also "one of the largest offenses of the Nuremberg Code since its inception."

The code stipulates that "voluntary, informed consent" is required for research participants, and that experiments that might lead to death or disabling injury are unacceptable.

The unsuspecting residents of San Francisco certainly could not consent to the military's germ-warfare test, and there's good evidence that it could have caused the death of at least one resident of the city, Edward Nevin, and hospitalized 10 others.

This is a crazy story; one that seems like it must be a conspiracy theory. An internet search will reveal plenty of misinformation and unbelievable conjecture about these experiments. But the core of this incredible tale is documented and true.

Thanks Sam.

Sam H (410)
Friday July 10, 2015, 9:09 am
And the horrors of Auschwitz happened in the 1940s. How despicable of you to suggest that crimes that happened in the past should be forgotten!

The San Francisco experiment was "one of the largest offenses of the Nuremberg Code since its inception."

Justin Vale (13)
Friday July 10, 2015, 9:38 am
wow. thanks for posting.

Angelika R (143)
Friday July 10, 2015, 12:58 pm
Time for EVERYONE to realise our governents are our worst enemy! This is surely true for the US but I am pretty certain it applies to a number of other countries just the same, my own definitely included.
Thx for horrific news, still good to know..and has me wondering wtf they're spraying here into our skies.. might be more than 'geoengeneering'..

Shawna S (45)
Friday July 10, 2015, 8:37 pm
I am appalled and sincerely sorry for the Nevin family. I am not surprised, however. I bet there are many things going on in the world that we have no idea about.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday July 11, 2015, 2:35 am

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Saturday July 11, 2015, 2:36 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 11, 2015, 11:41 am
I'm not surprised, no telling what all they do to us that we never know about.

M.N. J (18)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 3:03 am
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