The doctor who sparked the scare over the safety of the MMR vaccine for children changed and misreported results in his research, creating the appearance of a possible link with autism, a Sunday Times investigation has found.If true, this finding should force the "vaccines cause autism" crowd to finally apologize to, eh, everyone. They should apologize, but they won't. Perhaps instead, Wakefield should be deported to, I don't know, some country like South Africa or Egypt. I wrote about this manufactured controversy here.
Confidential medical documents and interviews with witnesses have established that Andrew Wakefield manipulated patients’ data, which triggered fears that the MMR triple vaccine to protect against measles, mumps and rubella was linked to the condition.