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Default Re: Anyone following the MMR vaccine and Autism debate?

Originally Posted by gwilson View Post
The biggest surprise is that this supposedly peer reviewed study was published at all - it's not easy getting published in The Lancet!
They finally retracted it:
Medical journal retracts study linking autism to vaccine
The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.

The study subsequently had been discredited, and last week, the lead author, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, was found to have acted unethically in conducting the research.
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