Saturday, December 18, 2010

WikiLeaks Cables: Pfizer non consentual drug tests on Nigerian children


"Diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks show the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer hired investigators to find evidence of corruption against the Nigerian attorney general to pressure him to drop a $6 billion lawsuit over fraudulent drug tests on Nigerian children."

"Eleven children died, and others suffered disabling injuries including deafness, muteness, paralysis, brain damage, loss of sight, slurred speech."

Update: BBC News- June 29 2010 - "US Supreme Court rejects Pfizer Nigeria lawsuit appeal"