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date: 16 September 2021

Tuskegee Syphilis Experimentlocked

Widely condemned study of the natural course of syphilis, in which United States public health officials withheld treatment from 600 African American males, two-thirds of whom were infected with syphilis.

Tuskegee Syphilis Experimentlocked

Widely condemned study of the natural course of syphilis, in which United States public health officials withheld treatment from 600 African American males, two-thirds of whom were infected with syphilis.
  • Roanne Edwards

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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