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Wakefield Sues British Journal For Defamation in Texas | Care2 Causes

Wakefield Sues British Journal For Defamation in Texas | Care2 Causes

The British doctor Andrew Wakefield whose discredited study linking autism to the MMR vaccine set off a global public health scare has sued the editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal, Fiona Godlee and also the British investigative journalist Brian Deer , who has long covered the controversy about vaccines and autism, for defamation. A complaint filed to a district court in Texas alleges that articles, editorials and other documents published in the British Medical Journal including “false and make defamatory allegations” about Wakefield and that the claims in the BMJ were “unfair, incorrect, inaccurate, and unjust.” “It is really is a bizarro day,” Seth Mnookin , author of The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear , wrote on the PLoS blog after the announcement of Wakefield’s suit. On the one hand, yes, although you could say that the entire vac...

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