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Andrew Wakefield: Disgraced — but not in the eyes of his US fans | The Times

The “MMR doctor” was finished in the press. Britain’s editors had got the message that for years they’d been duped. And even those who’d given him the most favourable coverage signalled that they’d had enough. As the Daily Mail reported in April 2013: “The MMR vaccine controversy was a case of scientific misconduct which triggered an unwarranted health scare.”

But Andrew Wakefield wasn’t done. With the emergence of social media, anybody could lure the unwary surfer into markets of misinformation. Thus it was that, on Monday, August 18, 2014, a post appeared on his Facebook page that would herald an incredible new chapter. […]

Source: Source: Andrew Wakefield: Disgraced — but not in the eyes of his US fans | Times2 | The Times



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Across America parents are feeding their children bleach as a cure for autism. This is a deadly phenomenon and one that Autistic activists and allies have been battling worldwide for years. 

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