One drug trial, six men, disaster…

时间:2019-03-02 11:02:01166网络整理admin

By Shaoni Bhattacharya and Andy Coghlan (Image: Getty) AT 8 o’clock on the chilly morning of Monday 13 March, eight healthy young men were injected as part of a drug safety trial. The volunteers were all paid for their participation, but no one suspected what lay in store. Within minutes six of them were reportedly writhing in pain, tearing at their clothes, screaming and retching. The two others waited in terror for their turn, but they were in luck: