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"MMR scare doctor 'acted unethically', panel finds"



"The doctor who first suggested a link between MMR vaccinations and autism acted unethically, the official medical regulator has found. ... [Panel chairman Dr. Surendra Kumar] also said Dr Wakefield should have disclosed the fact that he had been paid to advise solicitors acting for parents who believed their children had been harmed by the MMR." [BBC] More coverage: Kathleen Seidel, Ronald Bailey/Reason "Hit and Run", Liz Ditz, more on MMR vaccine and litigation.

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