Israel to Compensate Soldiers Who Took Part in Anthrax Vaccine Experiments

Settlement between Defense Ministry and soldiers closes lawsuit, as state admits there were side effects, agrees to pay plaintiffs $6 million.

The government announced Sunday that it will pay tens of thousands of shekels in reparations to soldiers who participated in anthrax experiments between 1999 and 2005, following the settlement of a lawsuit filed by soldiers against the Defense Ministry.