Basson unrepentant as drawn-out sentencing argument begins

Chris Bateman


Despised apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson, dubbed ‘Dr Death’ by his detractors and currently practising as a highly respected cardiologist in Durbanville, Cape Town, failed to show that he even ‘reflected on the possibility that he violated medical ethics’.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Basson; Chemical warfare; Medical ethics; Unprofessional conduct

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(1):9-10. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9222

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Date submitted: 2014-12-01
Date published: 2014-12-12

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