The Conspiracy Behind the Anti-Vax Movement

How a fraudulent 1998 study launched a movement.

Some say that the modern anti-vax movement was sparked by a 1998 Lancet article published by British physician Andrew Wakefield. His study, in the world’s most prestigious medical journal, suggested a possible link between the nearly universal three-in-one vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) and autism in children. It was only some six years […]

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