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Vaccine Study Not Just Bad Science but Fraud, Says the British Medical Journal – The Atlantic

Vaccine Study Not Just Bad Science but Fraud, Says the British Medical Journal – The Atlantic.

Thanks in part to this now-discredited study, a lot of parents refuse to vaccinate their children–and as a result, diseases like pertussis are on the rise.  About thirty people a year now die from this preventable disease in the United States alone, a disproportionate number of them infants too young to vaccinate.

From the British Medical Journal:

In the first part of a special BMJ series, Brian Deer exposes the bogus data behind claims that launched a worldwide scare over the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, and reveals how the appearance of a link with autism was manufactured at a London medical school.

The article is available via the link above.

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