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London mayor attacked for doing “irreparable damage” on MMR

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 13 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:66
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    London's mayor, Ken Livingstone, was attacked by representatives at the BMA's annual representative meeting last week for saying that the baby he and his partner are expecting will not be given the triple jab against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). Mr Livingstone said that his child would have single vaccines only and advised other parents to do the same.

    Dr Anthony Grewal, a GP from Hillingdon, west London, asked the conference: “How unhelpful can you get? I call upon him and indeed all …

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