Tuesday March 31, 2020

MMR: the scare that never was

Thousands of children have been put at risk by anxious, well-meaning parents on the basis of flawed research and sensational media coverage.

13th October, 2007

Thousands of children have been put at risk by anxious, well-meaning parents on the basis of flawed research and sensational media coverage.

Autism. The word strikes fear into every parent’s heart. Almost the same degree of fear is generated by the letters MMR. For more than a decade, families worldwide have been campaigning for compensation based on scientific claims that routine childhood vaccines are the cause of their child’s autism. In the US, the campaign...

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