The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

What was so morally wrong about testing African American men infected with syphilis (i.e. Tuskegee)? Is the benefit from research worth the past pain, suffering, and deaths of those compromised in the process?Throughout book

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Morally, it was said that doctors doing the study actually infected African American men in the study with syphilis in order to observe them. That is reprehensible. The second part of the question requires your own observations, feelings, and opinions.