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U.K. Bans Doctor Andrew Wakefield Who Linked Autism to MMR Vaccine
AOL ^ | 5/24/2010

Posted on 05/24/2010 6:50:19 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1

A gastroenterologist who persuaded millions of parents worldwide that the vaccine used to prevent measles, mumps and rubella might cause autism has been banned from practicing medicine in his native Britain after the country's top medical group said Monday he conducted his research unethically.

Dr. Andrew Wakefield was the first researcher to publish a peer-reviewed study suggesting a connection between autism, inflammatory bowel disease and the MMR vaccine.

In February, Britain's leading medical journal, "The Lancet, "retracted Wakefield's controversial 1998 study just days after Wakefield was found guilty by a British panel of acting unethically in his research on autism.

Wakefield's study prompted a worldwide anti-vaccination movement, which has been partially blamed for an outbreak of measles that hit 15 U.S. states in the summer of 2008. American parents have gone so far as throwing "measles parties," in which they expose their children to the virus to help them build up a natural resistance to it, in an effort to avoid giving their children the vaccination. Doctors have said this practice is both dangerous and ineffective.

Previously, 10 of the 13 authors who worked on Wakefield's study renounced its conclusions, and "The Lancet" has said it should never have published the research.

(Excerpt) Read more at aolhealth.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: andrewwakefield; autism; conspiracy; liberalfascism; liberalkoolaid; mmr; nwo; obamacare; randpaul; ronpaul; vaccines
Link:http://www.aolhealth.com/2010/05/24/uk-bans-doctor-who-linked-autism-to-vaccine/?icid=main|htmlws-main-w|dl1|link1|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aolhealth.com%2F2010%2F05%2F24%2Fuk-bans-doctor-who-linked-autism-to-vaccine%2F

I call BS on these accusations! This is what happens when you speak out.

1 posted on 05/24/2010 6:50:20 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1
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To: Fight4Freedom1

Sorry, here’s the link..

http://www.aolhealth.com/2010/05/24/uk-bans-doctor-who-linked-autism-to-vaccine/?icid=main|htmlws-main-w|dl1|link1|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aolhealth.com%2F2010%2F05%2F24%2Fuk-bans-doctor-who-linked-autism-to-vaccine%2F


2 posted on 05/24/2010 6:51:18 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1
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To: Fight4Freedom1

I would point out he is whistle blowing on a government run health care system and the big vaccine industry.


3 posted on 05/24/2010 6:51:24 PM PDT by omega4179 (www.jdforsenate.com)
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To: Fight4Freedom1

Can we now Ban RFK,JR. What a NUT.


4 posted on 05/24/2010 7:08:38 PM PDT by therut
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To: Fight4Freedom1

great news. the guy should be prosecuted as well.


5 posted on 05/24/2010 7:16:53 PM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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To: Fight4Freedom1

So now the courts can get to the unethical work done by their Climate Change people. They must have been waiting to get this court case out of the way - Am I right ...........(sound of crickets chirping)...............................


6 posted on 05/24/2010 7:18:51 PM PDT by melsec
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To: omega4179

The government won’t stop growing until it tkaes over every aspect of our lives. This man is a hero for whistleblowing. How many kids are in danger because of government approved vaccines?


7 posted on 05/24/2010 7:47:04 PM PDT by citizenredstater9271
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To: metmom

ping

(beware the nut bucket)


8 posted on 05/24/2010 7:47:07 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Fight4Freedom1
U.K. Bans Doctor Andrew Wakefield Who Falsely Linked Autism to MMR Vaccine

This is what happens when you speak out.

Only if you cheat on your research while speaking out.

9 posted on 05/24/2010 7:48:40 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: citizenredstater9271
This man is a hero for whistleblowing. How many kids are in danger because of government approved vaccines?

How many kids died because their parents believed his phony research? He should go to jail.

10 posted on 05/24/2010 7:49:58 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: citizenredstater9271
How many kids are in danger because of government approved vaccines?

That would be zero, none, nada, zippo. This guy lied/cheated, advocated for sheer lunacy, fear-mongered, and co-opted an empty[-headed Playboy Playmate to become his talking head. He's a criminal in my mind.
11 posted on 05/24/2010 7:53:36 PM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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To: citizenredstater9271

“How many kids are in danger because of government approved vaccines?”

Millions, unless more Parents do their OWN research & stop relying on the “experts”(used very lightly) to tell them what is best for THEIR child! People need to wake-up, start thinking for themselves & not be such sheeple.


12 posted on 05/24/2010 8:18:32 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1
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To: whattajoke
That would be zero, none, nada, zippo.

Not so fast, there. Vaccines are not trouble free: FDA warns using one brand of Rotavirus vaccine

You should not indulge in exaggeration when trying to call the other guy a liar, it really kills your case.

13 posted on 05/24/2010 8:28:09 PM PDT by slowhandluke (It's hard to be cynical enough in this age.)
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To: Fight4Freedom1

And now NObama wants to take over health care in America. I would think all American parents would be forced to vaccinate there children under liberalfascist obamacare. Watch and autism will skyrocket once gov. mandates start coming.


14 posted on 05/24/2010 8:49:43 PM PDT by citizenredstater9271
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To: slowhandluke
Not so fast, there. Vaccines are not trouble free: FDA warns using one brand of Rotavirus vaccine You should not indulge in exaggeration when trying to call the other guy a liar, it really kills your case.

The claimed a link b/w vaccinations and autism. You give me a link that one particular vaccine contains some pig virus that is said to be harmless to humans (which I'd caveat - "for now!") I think my case is pretty safe.
15 posted on 05/25/2010 5:41:36 AM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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To: GodGunsGuts; Fichori; tpanther; Gordon Greene; Ethan Clive Osgoode; betty boop; Alamo-Girl; ...

Peer reviewed science ping


16 posted on 05/25/2010 6:14:55 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: whattajoke

What about the peer review panel that published his work?

Them as well?


17 posted on 05/25/2010 6:16:49 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

Thanks for the ping!


18 posted on 05/25/2010 6:42:25 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Fight4Freedom1

If it ducks like a quack, then it a quack. Send him back.


19 posted on 05/25/2010 7:02:25 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: metmom
What about the peer review panel that published his work? Them as well?

Were they complicit in his purposeful obfuscation? (No.) If they were, then sure. His entire analysis was equivalent to me writing a paper showing that receiving Medicare checks and the onset of Alzeimer's are related.
20 posted on 05/25/2010 7:37:32 AM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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To: whattajoke

Isn’t the exalted peer review process supposed to weed out stuff like this?

How’d they miss that one?


21 posted on 05/25/2010 8:12:55 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

Of course. And it ultimately did, as it almost always ultimately does. Science admits mistakes and apologizes for them. In cases where the research is deliberately fudged, it may take a bit longer than we would like because it is not as transparent.

Of course i know what you aim here is, and it’s a cute tactic, but it’s not serving you well.


22 posted on 05/25/2010 9:04:59 AM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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To: whattajoke; metmom

My aim is that scientists nor their methods are not gods like some of them seem to think themselves as, and that gets proven every day.


23 posted on 05/25/2010 10:15:57 AM PDT by valkyry1
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To: citizenredstater9271

They can “mandate” all damn day for all I care.

Under NO circumstances will anyone inject this crap into my or my Families bodies...no freakin’ way!


24 posted on 05/25/2010 2:01:37 PM PDT by Fight4Freedom1
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To: whattajoke
Your claim wasn't about autism, but that no one had been harmed with vaccines. The original claim about vaccines and autism might be false, but so is yours.

Try this one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillain%E2%80%93Barr%C3%A9_syndrome.

25 posted on 05/25/2010 4:03:50 PM PDT by slowhandluke (It's hard to be cynical enough in this age.)
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To: slowhandluke

sorry. to clarify: There was never a link b/w autism and MMR vaccines. As with anything in life, there are risks involved, however.


26 posted on 05/25/2010 6:35:53 PM PDT by whattajoke (Let's keep Conservatism real.)
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