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 Dec 08, 2008 - 10:00 AM - by Michael
* Vaccine Scares

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Guardian takes a look at the the bad science involved in "nightly news reports" about vaccines.

And most astonishing of all is the tale of "the Uhlmann paper", or the "O'Leary paper". This came out in 2002 and claimed to have found evidence of vaccine measles virus in tissue samples from children with autism and bowel problems, to massive media acclaim.

As I've said previously, two similar papers, by Afzal et al and D'Souza et al, in 2006 found negative results on almost the same question, and were unanimously ignored by the media (even though D'Souza actively went out of his way to show how O'Leary et al got false positives).
PLEASE, vaccinate your kids!
 

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