Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 16th, 1998
Amid allegations of planning to use poor blacks in Los Angeles as "guinea pigs" and county resources for the NIH-funded vaccine project, the California county's chief epidemiologist, Dr. Peter Kerndt, was placed on administrative leave January 30, 1998.
The hornet's nest was stirred when county supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke expressed concern that "poor African-Americans in her district might be...
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