Link between MMR and autism dispelled
- Should the MMR vaccine be compulsory? Derry, Catherine // Biologist;Oct2003, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p244
Analyzes whether MMR vaccination should be made compulsory. Cause of autism and German measles; Role of compulsory vaccination program; Impact of MMR on immunity; Significance of easy access to presentable information and emphasis on the relative risks.
- A DEADLY SHOT IN THE DARK. ZIV, STAV // Newsweek Global;2/20/2015, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p12
The article focuses on former British doctor Andrew Wakefield and his controversial research connecting autism to the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. It notes that Wakefield was found guilty of ethical violations by the British General Medical Council in 2010. It cites that Wakefield's...
- Final Jab for the Anti-Vaccination Lobby. Bowditch, Peter // Issues;Mar2011, Issue 94, Special section p45
The article focuses on the issue regarding the study of doctor Andrew Wakefield on the relationship between measles vaccination and autism. Research of British journalist Brian Deer revealed that the subjects of Wakefield's study were given by a firm of lawyers instead of randomly selecting...
- MMR panic subsides. // PRWeek (London);6/4/2010, p24
The article focuses on the results of a survey conducted by the periodical "PRWeek"/One Poll which revealed that only 4% of 3,000 respondents claimed that they trusted Doctor Andrew Wakefield on its advice about the potential relationship between measles, mumps and jab (MMR) jab and autism.
- How I see it. // PRWeek (London);6/4/2010, p24
The author focuses on a survey on a study by Doctor Andrew Wakefield which revealed that 66% of respondents stated that they would permit their children to get measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jab, and that nearly half of them claimed that there is no relationship between MMR and autism.
- Few Swayed by Fraud Finding in Autism Study. // India -- West;2/25/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 14, pA20
The article reports on the controversy surrounding the study led by Dr. Andrew Wakefield and published in the "British Medical Journal" regarding the association between autism and vaccines.
- Researcher from study alleging link between MMR and autism warns of measles epidemic. Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/8/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7423, p1069
Reports on a warning from Royal Free and University College Medical School consultant gastroenterologist Simon Murch that Great Britain is vulnerable to a measles outbreak because of low MMR uptake. His views on the safety of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine; His argument that MMR is not...
- TV programme raises fresh allegations about MMR doctor. Jackson, Trevor // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/27/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7477, p1254
Reports that gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield is under investigation for reporting that MMR vaccine was linked to autism some months after filing a patent for a new vaccine that he claimed could not only prevent measles but also treat autism and irritable bowel syndrome. Denial of the claim...
- Triple trouble. Le Page, Michael; Ainsworth, Claire // New Scientist;02/03/2001, Vol. 169 Issue 2276, p8
Discusses the idea that the vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella is responsible for causing cases of autism in children. Advertising campaign of the British government to reassure public faith in the vaccine; Paper published by Andrew Wakefield; Occurrences of inflammatory bowel disease...