Headlines: Secretly Infected with Syphilis, Guatemalan Victims May Sue U.S.

Source: Fox News Latino

Four decades after 700 Guatemalan prisoners, mental patients, soldiers and orphans were intentionally infected with syphilis by U.S. researchers, lawyers representing the Central Americans announced they plan to sue federal health officials.

The lawyers said they are hoping for an out-of-court settlement and are giving the Obama administration until Friday to respond to a settlement offer. But if the administration fails to respond by that day, the lawyers will file a class-action lawsuit by the victims or their survivors, they told Attorney

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