Vaccines & autism de-linked

The British Medical Journal reported this week that Andrew Wakefield’s controversial 1998 research showing a link between childhood vaccinations and autism was based on fabricated and fraudulent data. Previously, researchers had been unable to reproduce the results and the medical journal Lancet had withdrawn Wakefield’s original paper in 2009. Learn more about this latest report at Vaccine-Autism Link Discredited.

  1. #1 by mlundegren on January 21, 2011 - 12:15

    Here is an interesting op-ed article on the history of vaccination controversies…an important modern health measure that we persistently love to hate: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/21/opinion/21willrich.html

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