Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Wakefield’

MMR Yet Again

October 4, 2011

The Daily Mail will not let go of the mythical MMR-autism link. Their writer Sally Beck claims that:-

New American research shows that there could be a link between the controversial MMR triple vaccine and autism and bowel disease in children.

This is complete bollocks, to use a technical term. (more…)

Flu Vaccines Quackery

January 23, 2011

[BPSDB]Mike Adams of Natural News is still banging on about the UK seasonal flu vaccine shortage. He makes his case by completely misunderstanding UK health care provision and invoking Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent research. (more…)

Hanging On to St. Wakefield

March 14, 2010

[BPSDB]It will probably surprise absolutely nobody to learn that NaturalNews are Wakefield defenders, although in this item by Aaron Turpen we can see a few goalposts being shifted. (more…)

Bad Science – The Book

September 8, 2008

[BPSDB]Book reviews are a new departure for me but since I’ve tapped Fourth Estate for a freebie copy of Ben Goldacre’s book, I’d better keep my side of the bargain and review it. (more…)

Are They Proud of Themselves?

March 18, 2008

Andrew Wakefield, Jackie Fletcher and the wilfully ignorant JABS nutters, the pig-ignorant journalists and all the rest of the merry crew who perpetrated the MMR hoax – are they proud of their achievement? (more…)