Vaccine-Autism Doctor Guilty of 'Dishonesty and Misleading Conduct'

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor whose research sparked international concern over whether or not childhood vaccines cause autism, was found guilty by a British panel of acting unethically in his research on autism. Wakefield was the lead author a small-scale 1998 case report involving 12 children that suggested a link between vaccines and the onset of [...]

February 1, 2010
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