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Statement from Dr. Andrew Wakefield regarding GMC hearing sanctions

Posted by seumasach on April 5, 2010

Dr Andrew Wakefield

Age of Autism

5th April, 2010

On Wednesday April 7th, General Medical Council (GMC) lawyers will demand that I and likely two other doctors involved in the MMR-autism case should be erased from the UK’s medical register, removing our license to practice medicine. Doctors’ regulators have found the three of us – Professor John Walker-Smith, Professor Simon Murch and me – guilty of undertaking research on children with autism without approval from an ethics committee.

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The witch-hunt against Andrew Wakefield

Posted by seumasach on February 4, 2010

Melanie Philips

Spectator

11th February, 2009

The Sunday Times last weekend resumed its witch-hunt against Andrew Wakefield, the gastro-enterologist who warned against the possible risks to children of the MMR vaccine following a paper he wrote in the Lancet in 1998. In this paper, he described a new childhood syndrome which he called autistic enterocolitis, which suggested a connection between a new type of bowel disease and autistic spectrum disorder and reported the fact that some of the parents of the children in the study thought there was a connection between these symptoms and the MMR vaccine. The titanic furore which subsequently engulfed Wakefield, in which virtually the entire medical establishment turned on him, effectively forced him out of Britain and has resulted in his being investigated by the General Medical Council for serious misconduct.

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ITNT Archive:Mercury and Autism

Posted by seumasach on January 31, 2010

ITNT Archive: Mercury and Autism

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Wakefield-Vaccines: Doctor Judges & Juries Hanging Their Own, January 29, 2010

Posted by seumasach on January 31, 2010

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