It isn’t just that the rates of autism haven’t declined after thimerosol was removed from vaccines.
The latest news is that one of the studies linking vaccines to autism used false data. British physician Andrew Wakefield allegedly fudged the findings.
But the damage has been done. The fear of transmitting autism via vaccination is so pervasive in some people that exposing the fraudulent study will likely do little to change their mindsets.
And the rate of largely preventable diseases begins to creep back into the picture …
The article noted that confirmed cases of measles has increased from 56 in 1998 to 1348 in 2008. Two children died from measles in 2008.
Thanks to BlackSails for the heads up.