Testing times

Animal testing lies at the heart of the recent clinical disaster ("Clinical trials and tribulations", March 23). The first stage of animal experimentation served only to fill heads with a mass of conflicting data that was ignored anyway.

People are paying a high price for the scandal of vivisection, not to mention the suffering of the laboratory animals caught up in an evil cycle of fantastic magnitude and utter madness.

The only course of action is to abolish animal experiments.

Phillip Duckworth

Chipstead

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