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The sick child

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 25 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5057

Re: The sick child

The epidemic of suddenly sick children, who were healthy babies, is not a medical mystery. Rather, this epidemic of allergies, eczema, and autism is a cri de coeur for a serious inquiry into the predictable but ignored sequelae of skyrocketing childhood vaccinations. The sick child is a symptom of our sick healthcare system, with its overemphasis of pharmaceuticals.

Competing interests: No competing interests

30 July 2012
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO, USA