Doctor Who Claimed Vaccine-Autism Link Sues Critics

The controversial Andrew Wakefield, whose now largely discredited research ignited the vaccine-autism furor, has filed a defamation suit in a Texas court against the medical journal BMJ, its editor, and an investigative journalist over a series of articles published last January. The articles, by Brian Deer, as well as commentaries by the journal's editor Fiona Godlee slammed a now-infamous 1998 paper in The Lancet that suggested childhood MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccinations had caused...Full Story
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