THE legacy of the discredited research by MMR scare doctor Andrew Wakefield has been exposed by a map showing spikes in cases of preventable childhood diseases in areas across the globe where anti-vaccine campaigners are active.
Laurie Garrett, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations think-tank, who assembled the data for the interactive map, said there was growing evidence that “Wakefieldism” had become a worldwide phenomenon.
“Our data suggests that where Wakefield’s message has caught on, measles follows,” she said.
Search This Blog
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Wakefieldism Goes Global
The Australian carries a London Times story about Andrew Wakefield's legacy: