Ecuador accuses U.S. researchers of unethical indigenous blood sales

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, June 16, 2014 20:33 EDT
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Ecuadorean Huaorani natives cross the Tiputini river at the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon forest, on Aug. 21, 2010 [AFP]
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Ecuador says US scientists unethically sold indigenous blood (via AFP)

US scientists took thousands of unauthorized blood samples from an indigenous group known for a unique genetic profile and disease immunity, some of which have been sold, Ecuador charged Monday. There were some “3,500 procedures” in which blood was…

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