Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

Feature Secrets of the MMR scare

How the case against the MMR vaccine was fixed

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 06 January 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:c5347

Rapid Response:

Re:Is there a misunderstanding in the media of the conflicting duties of a medico-legal expert?

It might be worth knowing that the solicitor at the heart of the
Wakefield affair, Richard Barr, is a Director of the Society of Homeopaths
- an organisation whose members offer homeopathic sugar pill alternatives
to MMR.

Competing interests: No competing interests

16 January 2011
Andy Lewis