The double agent who brought down the anti-vaccine fanatics: Wendy Stephen was the mother trusted by disgraced Andrew Wakefield – only to pass on his secrets to the journalist who exposed his lies

By BRIAN DEER FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 17:51 EDT, 4 September 2020 | UPDATED: 03:11 EDT, 5 September 2020 Almost three years into my investigation of Andrew Wakefield, the now-disgraced former medical researcher who claimed that vaccines cause autism, Wendy Stephen stepped into my life. It was June 2006 and she introduced herself in a 600-word email as the …

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 …

Propagandist and Fraud, Andrew Wakefield, could now wed Elle Macpherson after officially divorcing wife | Daily Mail Online

Carmel Wakefield, 62, filed for divorce from controversial anti-vaccine doctor Andrew Wakefield in January 2019, but The Mail on Sunday can reveal it has now been granted by a court in Austin, Texas. Carmel Wakefield, 62, filed for divorce from doctor Andrew Wakefield in 2019 The Mail on Sunday can reveal it has now been …

Snapshot | Google alerts – Autism | Circa July 3, 2009

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJul 3, 2009, 9:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism SSC board to offer concessions to autistic kidsTimes of India - IndiaMUMBAI: There is some heartening news for parents of autistic children in the state. From this academic year, the SSC board will offer concessions to …See all …

Woman posing as an anti-vaxxer is slammed after telling her teen son he can’t get vaccinated | Daily Mail Online

The actress and a teen playing her son pretend to argue about vaccines in a crowded restaurant on Tuesday's episode of the ABC series What Would You Do? ++++++++++++++ A woman who is posing as an anti-vaxxer as part of a social experiment gets a lesson in science from frustrated restaurant patrons who overheard her …

‘Karen’ who ate at same place as teenager who sparked Queensland’s outbreak refuses to stay at home | Daily Mail Online

An online war broke out after a Queensland mother announced she would not isolate after being potentially exposed to COVID-19 at a restaurant attended by Olivia Winnie Muranga and Diana Lasu. Mother refused to isolate and be tested after visiting venue in coronavirus scare Eleven venues visited by Olivia Winnie Muranga and Diana Lasu have been listed …

Lewis Hamilton arrives for British Grand Prix after facing backlash for sharing anti-vaxxer post | Daily Mail Online

  Lewis Hamilton arrived in Silverstone ahead of the Formula One British Grand Prix on Thursday, after facing backlash for sharing a post on anti-vaxxers. The British racing driver, 35, sported one of his typically bold looks as he arrived at the circuit, after claiming he was 'misinterpreted' for sharing a post accusing Bill Gates of lying about …