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Wakefield’s article linking MMR vaccine and autism was fraudulent

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1678 (Published 15 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1678

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Re: Wakefield’s article linking MMR vaccine and autism was fraudulent

In fact the declaration was made some time ago so unrelated to the current litigation. Nonetheless it raises the question of what exactly prompted the declaration at the time and highlights the stark double-standards at the core of this issue.

Competing interests: Expett witness retained by claimant solicitors in UK MMR litigation

18 March 2012
Carol Stott
Psychologist/Epidemiologist
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