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A video dramatization
of the Wakefield scandal

September 13th, 2011 · 10 Comments · Narrative

Much has been written about Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent Lancet study.  This is the first video dramatization I’ve seen. In two parts, from Vaccines: Getting to the Point, by FAIR Media, 2011.

Disclosure: I was interviewed for the video, but alas, my face didn’t make the final cut.

 

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  • 1 Harold L Doherty // Oct 17, 2011 at 3:28 am

    Don’t worry I am sure there will be many more Brian Deer productions attacking a 1998 study. Autism “News” Beat? Can you say that with a straight face?

  • 2 Andrew // Nov 2, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    Harold,

    While I understand why you think that everyone already knows Andrew Wakefield is a fraud, if you poke around the Internet, you’ll find lots of people who still run across his lies without seeing the refutations that you (of course) are well aware of. ANB provides a valuable service by continuing to spread the word.

  • 3 Amber // Dec 17, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    I enjoyed the videos and was not familiar with the specifics of the case, so thanks for posting. :)

  • 4 Lowell // Apr 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Ken Reibel is a scum ridden and lying doosh bag!!!!

    Misinforming the public like you do is going to get you your place in hell. I would consider some actual and real soul searching if I were you.

  • 5 Lowell // Apr 20, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    http://www.vacfacts.info

    Go there is you want the real truth information, and some unbiased science!

  • 6 Lowell // Apr 20, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    If !!!!!!!

  • 7 Chris // Apr 21, 2012 at 10:29 am

    Mr. Lowell, I noticed that your website has very little science on it. It actually seems to have a great deal of articles (and videos) by those who gain financially by scaremongering (Null, Eisenstein, Blaylock, Cannell, Wakefield, Moulden, Buttar, Ayoub, etc).

    Now, here is a question you need to answer here by posting the title, journal and dates of the PubMed indexed papers that show there was a sharp increase in cases of autism in the USA starting in 1971. That was the year that the MMR vaccine with the Jeryl Lynn mumps component was introduced.

    Do not post anymore websites, and definitely nothing written prior to Wakefield’s 1998 now retracted Lancet paper.

  • 8 Chris // Apr 21, 2012 at 10:31 am

    “and definitely nothing written prior to Wakefield’s 1998 now retracted Lancet paper.”

    I meant they all need to written prior to 1998, actually it would be great if all the papers dated from 1972 to 1985.

  • 9 Andrew // Apr 22, 2012 at 11:57 am

    See Harold: in spite of your belief that Wakefield’s fraud is old news that everyone already is fully aware of, we’ve run across another fellow who hadn’t gotten the word yet.

  • 10 Sidoel // Dec 19, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Yeah, where does PG&E get off trying to ugdrape their own equipment? This capitalism stuff is ridiculous, and private companies that provide invaluable services shouldn’t be able improve their products! We need the government to run electrical utilities b/c they are much more efficient, aas proven in all other facets, ie USPS, Social Security, EPA, Medicare. Give me a break! God forbid one of the largest utilities in the nation try and provide a better service to its millions of customers, while be coming more green . You commi’s can’t have it both ways. By the way, what substantial accredited research has been done to support any of these anti-smart meter claims. It seems to me that the majority of studies conclude the meters are safe, yet these protesters continue to gin up fear in the hopes of their own empowerment. I mean think, who heard of this douche Josh Hart? This guy is an unemployed nobody, who is probably been on EDD assistance for the full 3 years, living off of the tax payers. Meanwhile, he’s out building his own brand. An ego maniac who’s skewed information for his own self-engrandizement, and power over hippie putty brains that have been living in homes with all kinds of RF. Yet, the meter on the outside of their home has caused immeasurable damage. Or, was it all of the drugs you guys did in the 60 s and 70 s? Hats off to Josh Hart, he’s going to get rich on the backs of PG&e, and all of you wack jobs who call for progress, yet hate it when it arrives. No matter what PG&E does you guys will be mad, get a hobby.

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