Andrew Wakefield

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Name: Andrew Wakefield
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contributes to uptick in diseases

Danielle Sample, of Casper, used to argue with her mother, a nurse, about her choice to discontinue vaccines for her children.She’s taken heat from medical providers. It’s hard to find a physician in Casper who will treat unvaccinated children.Sample’s ... [Published Ravalli Republic - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Collin Boots | Immune to reason

W h en the first m easles vaccine was introduced in 1963, the total number of annual measles cases in the United States topp ed 450,000. By 1968, the number had dropped below 30,000, and by 2000, the disease had been eliminated from the United States ... [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Vaccine, Smallpox, Religion
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jenny We Hardly Knew Ye. Too bad it didn’t stay that way.

It’s been a rough month for Jenny McCarthy. Following her backpedaling op-ed in the April 12th Chicago Sun-Times she has taken considerable heat for stating that she has never been anti-vaccine, as well as suggesting an alternative vaccination schedule ... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Barrow man remanded in custody on burglary charge

A MAN has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with breaking into a house and stealing items in Barrow.Andrew Wakefield, 49, of Schooner Street, Barrow, appeared before Furness Magistrates’ Court yesterday on one count of burglary. ... [Published North West Evening Mail - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION : Vaccines a health benefit for all

A number of celebrities continue to actively promote the notion that vaccines in general, or that receiving too many vaccines too quickly, can lead to autism. British researcher Dr. Andrew Wakefield authored completely bogus research in 1998 that linked ... [Published South Bend Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jenny McCarthy Has Vaccine Dilemma

In doing so, she has become the quintessential poster-child for the anti-vaccine movement. Having earned harsh criticism and much rebuke from the medical community and outraged parents, McCarthy has recently written an op-ed column in the Chicago Sun ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Immunizations still necessary

Prevention is the best medicine.There are 212 cases of mumps in central Ohio as of Monday, and undoubtedly those numbers will increase over the next few days.The sick range in age from 9 months to 70 years old and 132 of these people attend or work at  ... [Published Great Bend Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vaccines are friends, not foes.

Zachary PhillipsIn 1998, a study conducted by former surgeon Andrew Wakefield in the medical journal “The Lancet” claims that vaccines have a possible link to the development of autism.In 2010, 10-year-old Jeremiah Mitchell learns to adapt to the life ... [Published Orion Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The ongoing debate: To vaccinate or not

Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as:Thinking the shots are unnecessary; ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Prevention is better than cure

Vaccinations are important, writes Dr Khoo Boo Aik who explains why deciding against them is a very risky moveEdward Jenner demonstrated the value of immunisation against smallpox in 1798.Nearly 200 years later, in 1979, smallpox was eradicated from ... [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

EDITORIAL: An outbreak of common sense on vaccines

The childhood scourge of measles is making a comeback. The highly contagious disease was all but eradicated in the United States more than a decade ago, but an outbreak in California has infected 50 persons so far this year. It’s happening largely because ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 3 reports

Evidence supports it, so why are parents still reluctant to vaccinate their children?

Current ratings for: Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Nearly 16 years after his controversial study was first published, the work of the discredited British doctor Andrew Wakefield - the researcher who linked the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Mar 26 2014]

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...(At the time, Wakefield, who lost his license, told CNN he was the victim of a "ruthless, pragmatic attempt to crush any attempt to investigate valid vaccine safety concerns." )

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Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contribute... [Published Ravalli Republic - 5 hours ago]
Collin Boots | Immune to reason [Published The Daily Pennsylvanian - 18 hours ago]
Jenny We Hardly Knew Ye. Too bad it didn’t stay... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Apr 22 2014]
Barrow man remanded in custody on burglary charge [Published North West Evening Mail - Apr 22 2014]
Richard Feldman: Vaccines and autism: Numerous ... [Published Star Press - Apr 20 2014]
OPINION : Vaccines a health benefit for all [Published South Bend Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
Mumps Prevention Measures (Including Staying Aw... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 17 2014]
Immunizations still necessary [Published Great Bend Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Jenny McCarthy Has Vaccine Dilemma [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 16 2014]
Vaccines are friends, not foes. [Published Orion Online - Apr 16 2014]
The ongoing debate: To vaccinate or not [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
What's so normal with "that one kid" [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Prevention is better than cure [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
Officials: Anti-vaccination movement contribute... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Jenny McCarthy thinks in shades of gray, or so ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Pyatt: Vaccines important to health of society [Published University Daily Kansan - Apr 14 2014]
Anti-vaxxers ignore serious health risks [Published Central Florida Future - Apr 14 2014]
Third of anti-jab lobby is health professional [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 12 2014]
Parents: This Viral Picture Serves Warning to P... [Published Free-i-News - Apr 11 2014]
Feature: The needle and the damage done [Published Pacific Sun - Apr 10 2014]
Preventable disease spreads in Nevada [Published Pahrump Valley Times - Apr 10 2014]
COLUMN: Vaccinations shouldn’t be a thing from ... [Published The Utah Statesman - Apr 10 2014]
EDITORIAL: An outbreak of common sense on vaccines [Published Washington Times - Apr 09 2014]
Call for more studies on vaccination and autism [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 09 2014]
Dear Parents, You Are Being Lied To [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
The National Autism Association not “antivaccin... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 08 2014]
Anti-vaccination movement harmful to society [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
SCHOENECK: Anti-vaccine movement captures scope... [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
Happily, immunisation rates are rising [Published Camden Advertiser - Apr 08 2014]
Chili’s Cancels Nationwide Autism Fundraiser; C... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 08 2014]
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Jenny McCarthy thinks in shades of gray, or so ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Never look a blogging gift horse in the mouth, I always say. Well, sort of. It just figures that I could only do two posts that weren’t about vaccines before circling back around to the topic of the antivaccine movement. For that, I have Jenny McCarthy ...
The National Autism Association not “antivaccin... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 08 2014]
As I hang out at the San Diego Convention Center, I can’t resist one last note on the Chili’s debacle that I wrote about yesterday . Remember how Wendy Fournier, president of the National Autism Association (NAA), the antivaccine group posing as an ...
Immunization no more: Inside the mindset of par... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 05 2014]
Gloria Dignazio isn’t swayed by the heavy weight of scientific evidence that suggests vaccines have nothing to do with autism. After seeing her first daughter develop the condition after getting an array of needles, she made sure her youngest would never ...
New evidence that autism is inherited, rather t... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 04 2014]
Increasingly, evidence from neurologic research is pointing to the fact that autism is inherited, and that children with autism have abnormalities in brain architecture that start before birth. What is autism? Classically, autism is a disease of the ...
The antivaccine movement resurrects the zombie ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 31 2014]
As I just mentioned a week ago, there used to be a time when I dreaded Autism Awareness Month , which begins tomorrow. The reason was simple. Several years ago to perhaps as recently as three years ago, I could always count on a flurry of stories ...
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