Confused by the Latest Kid Health Issue? Start with the Storytellers

Confused by the Latest Kid Health Issue? Start with the Storytellers

In a recent piece for Parent.co, I looked at how the vaccine-autism debate is a product of bad research. The storyteller at the center of that debate, Andrew Wakefield, lost his medical license in 2010 after his paper linking vaccines and autism was found to be not just incorrect, but fraudulent. Given that he wasn't practicing medicine in 2010, where Wakefield then? Speaking to Somali immigrants in Minneapolis about the dangers of vaccination.

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