BY NORMAN M. COVERT
Frederick, Md. — There is good news regarding the nearly 2,300 Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) soldiers, who volunteered to serve as medical research subjects for the U. S. Army at Fort Detrick, Md., and Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C. from 1954-1973.
The second health survey in 20 years of these “White Coat” participants reveals they have suffered no adverse health effects some 57 years later and there appears “no significant difference” in health profiles of men of similar age and demographic status.
The U. S. Army and the SDA church honored the men in 1998 for heroically putting themselves at risk to serve mankind.… Read More