Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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Andrew Wakefield's faked research kills children

The Sunday Times has an article finding that Andrew Wakefield faked the research for his 1998 article which found a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. The article also points out that as a result of his frightening parents out of taking up the MMR vaccine, the rate of measles in the UK has gone up by more than 2000% and two children died from it last year alone. Further comment is superfluous.

(Hat-tip to james_nicoll.)
Tags: life: autism, people: andrew wakefield
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