Doctor That Linked MMR to Autism Discredited

| by Russell Fine

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who published a paper in 1998 that proposed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, "showed callous disregard" for the suffering of children and "abused his position of trust" during the conduct of his research, according to

the results of a disciplinary panel released yesterday.  The panel, delivered by the U.K. General Medical Council, rebuked the research and the doctor for his methodology and ethics.

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