Andrew Wakefield

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A British-born, Canadian-trained physician best known for his controversial work published in The Lancet, which linked the bowel symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorders to the MMR vaccine. Wakefield’s report and the resulting media coverage led to a steep decline in vaccination rates in the UK.
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That now thoroughly discredited study was published in The Lancet in 1998 by British researcher Dr.
I welcome the Lancet's decision to retract the 1998 article by Dr.