L’affaire Wakefield: Shades of Dreyfus & BMJ’s Descent into Tabloid Science

BMJ Andrew Wakefield MMR Autism

Introduction: I have undertaken this review of the case against Dr. Andrew Wakefield because the issues involved are far more consequential than the vilification of one doctor. The issues, as I see them, involve (a) collusion of public health officials to deceive . . . Continue reading →

Andrew Wakefield, MD

“No name in contemporary English medicine is greeted with such polarized reactions as that of Dr. Andrew Wakefield” *read: L’affaire Wakefield: Shades of Dreyfus & BMJ’s Descent into Tabloid Science Andrew Wakefield, MD, an academic gastroenterologist, trained at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, . . . Continue reading →