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Oh gosh Chelsea, please read...

Dear Chelsea Clinton, you haven’t a clue what you’re talking about when it comes to Andrew Wakefield. You are a public figure, so please become properly informed about this man and stop irresponsibly mischaracterizing him. 73 fler ord

Vaccines

'Outrageous claims': Canadian homeopaths say diluted vaccines can 'recover' kids from autism

Some homeopaths in Canada are claiming they can “recover” children from autism using massively diluted doses of the very vaccines they blame for autism in the first place. 1 207 fler ord

News

The Vaccine-Autism Myth Started 20 Years Ago. Here's Why It Still Endures Today

By Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH

Anti-vaccination headlines—like “HPV vaccine leaves another 17-year-old-girl paralyzed”—populate the Internet. That, and “Mom researches vaccines, discovers vaccination horrors, goes vaccine free,” are just a few examples of the fake science news stories shared this month on… 894 fler ord

Hierarchy of Evidence and Vaccine Papers

Evidence is evidence, right?

Nope.

There is a hierarchy of evidence, from weakest to strongest, that help folks make decisions about science and medicine.

That’s why you can’t just search Google or… 583 fler ord

Vaccine Education

FAKE NEWS! FAKE SCIENCE!

”MMR vaccine causes autism!”. Ah yes, Andrew Wakefield’s disgraced study but has fake science truly gone away?

What was the issue with Wakefield’s article?

Andrew Wakefield published a case series in the Lancet that focused on the MMR vaccine. 438 fler ord

Science

In the wake of Wakefield

Colin and I were just interviewed on BBC Radio 4 for a commemoration of sorts. It’s been 20 years since Andrew Wakefield published his infamous paper, ” 436 fler ord

Science