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Is animal testing necessary? Compare and contrast . Replaced by the 3 Rs technique?

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Millions of animals are subjected to experiments every year for vaccines, biomedical research, antibiotics, and the health benefit of people (Peggs 2015). One of the longest standing arguments against animals testing is that it is unethical, as the animal are living beings and they have feelings, sentiments, and cognition, while the proponent asserts that it has saved many human lives (Ferdowsian & Beck 2011). The use of animals for scientific and medical research has played a significant role in helping people to understand various disease processes (Festing & Wilkinson 2007). While many researchers argue that animal experimentation is unnecessary and can be replaced by the 3 Rs technique, there is scientific evidence that claims that animal stesting is necessary and is important for human survival. Opponents of the argument contends that to b...
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