• After coming under fire, the VA says it's resuming medical experiments on dogs

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    Cynthia Malvin/County of San Bernardino Human Services via AP
    VA Secretary Robert Wilkie confirmed plans to continue the VA's controversial medical experimentation on dogs.
    Wilkie made the announcement Friday to the National Press Club, where he said the practice helps advance medical research for veterans.
    VA timelines show the experiments, which have come under fire from animal advocates, began in the 1960s.
    Speaking to the National Press Club, Veteran's Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said he will reauthorize dog experimentation at the VA.
    The VA started the controversial practice in...
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