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Animal testing is crucial for science

Published 25/01/2016

The use of animals in research is an invaluable tool for scientists, leading to treatments which include insulin for diabetics, penicillin, modern cancer treatments like Herceptin and every human and animal vaccine available today.

The media frenzy surrounding the French drug trial is exactly because such events are so rare.

Either way, it makes little sense to put the blame on animal tests.

TOM HOLDER

Speaking of Research

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