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Category Archive: Wakefield

Feb 09 2013

Vaccination Part 2 – Old Wives Tales About Vaccines and the Effect of Anti-Vax

Part 2 in this three part series will deal with old wives tales. In the (nearly 2 years) I have been blogging, I have run across all manner of (to me at least) wacky misconceptions about vaccines. So I figured it would be easier to put them in one place. The vast, vast majority of …

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Jun 01 2011

The Human Cost of Andrew Wakefield

For those who are unaware of this fine example of humanity, Andrew Wakefield was the doctor who was responsible for the shoddy piece of research that lead to the rumour that measles vaccines can cause autism. The MMR vaccine was the primary focus of the anti-vaccine stance since this was the vaccine that people believed …

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