Defense Ministry to pay NIS 25m. to IDF soldiers subjected to anthrax experiment

13.01.2014                      12.Schwat.5774

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Defense Ministry to pay NIS 25m. to IDF soldiers subjected to anthrax experiment

Court approves compromise deal by which soldiers who were made part of experiment without their knowledge will be compensated.

The Defense Ministry will pay out tens of thousands shekels in compensation to every one of the 716 soldiers and officers who agreed to take part in a once secret anthrax vaccine trial, following a compromise deal to settle lawsuits filed by dozens of volunteers who suffered negative side effects after being injected….