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Germany: Govt. decries auto emissions testing on people, monkeys00:47

Germany: Govt. decries auto emissions testing on people, monkeys

Germany, Berlin
January 29, 2018 at 15:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert denounced any auto emissions experiments on people or animals as unjustifiable, during the weekly Federal Press Conference in Berlin on Monday. “These tests on monkeys or even humans can in no way be ethically justified. And they raise many critical questions for those who were behind these tests,” Seibert said. German media reported over the weekend that a research organisation allegedly sponsored by German carmakers funded scientific experiments to test nitrogen dioxide, a gas found in exhaust fumes, on people. Alleged exhaust fume experiments on monkeys were also reported.

Germany: Govt. decries auto emissions testing on people, monkeys00:47
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German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert denounced any auto emissions experiments on people or animals as unjustifiable, during the weekly Federal Press Conference in Berlin on Monday. “These tests on monkeys or even humans can in no way be ethically justified. And they raise many critical questions for those who were behind these tests,” Seibert said. German media reported over the weekend that a research organisation allegedly sponsored by German carmakers funded scientific experiments to test nitrogen dioxide, a gas found in exhaust fumes, on people. Alleged exhaust fume experiments on monkeys were also reported.

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