ARE CLINICAL TRIAL PARTICIPANTS REALLY HUMAN ‘GUINEA PIGS?’

ARE CLINICAL TRIAL PARTICIPANTS REALLY HUMAN GUINEA PIGS

Where did the term “guinea pig” come from? Dating back to the late 1800s, a German doctor by the name of Robert Koch began using these loveable creatures while conducting tests to prove which agents were responsible for bacterial diseases such as anthrax. Guinea pigs proved to be most effective for testing because of their …

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