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TV programme raises fresh allegations about MMR doctor

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7477.1254-a (Published 25 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1254
  1. Jackson Trevor
  1. BMJ

    The gastroenterologist Dr Andrew Wakefield had filed patent applications for a measles vaccine and a cure for autism nine months before his study on childhood chronic enterocolitis and autism was published in the Lancet in 1998, a television documentary claimed last week. Dr Wakefield's paper led to suggestions of a link between the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine and autism.

    Channel 4's Dispatches also included an interview with a researcher in Dr …

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