Letters A jab in the dark

JCVI processes should be more rigorous than those of scientific journals

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5986 (Published 10 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5986
  1. Azeem Majeed, professor of primary care1
  1. 1Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
  1. a.majeed{at}imperial.ac.uk

Hall states that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) does not make public all the evidence it uses for its decisions because this would lead to scientists refusing to send their work to the committee before it was published in a peer reviewed journal.1 2 Can the committee supply evidence that academics …

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