Patent lawyer, graduate physicist
Beckenham, Kent, England, BR3 3LA
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MORE TOSH IN WAKEFIELD WITCHHUNT
Who checked the facts at the Sunday Times and Channel 4 before these allegations (1) were made? If Wakefield was in it for the money, he needed to keep his mouth shut about MMR instead of speaking out as he did in 1998 on behalf of seriously damage children. Read on here to find out why. There is also more detailed information from Wakefield himself at MMR: The Questions website.
What is worse is that there is even more science published in the past two months showing Wakefield is right and the government and medical establishment is wrong. This includes papers from Johns Hopkins and The Royal Free and the trashing of the weak epidemiology the government has bet the ranch on.
C4 and the Sunday Times also need to explain making these allegations in the week before the government's MMR 'catch up' campaign in London to vaccinate 90,000 children who have had no immunisation.
The last time there was something like this was done was when the decision was being made to withdraw legal aid from these 2000 and more seriously vaccine damaged children earlier this year. That time also the Sunday Times led the charge.
Further, the catch-up campaign is mounted because the government refuses to make single vaccines available. It is official opposition policy to provide single vaccines. If the government feels it can safely leave children 'unprotected' but claim they will die, this shows the alleged risks are overblown and grossly exaggerated by an irresponsible government and medical establishment that fails to investigate the extent of the damage caused by the vaccines and exaggerates the risks of not having them.
This is a re-run of thalidomide with the difference being the kids look physically normal this time. We really do need jail terms for government ministers and officials because this kind of thing keeps happening.
PATENT ALLEGATIONS PATENTLY FALSE
The Sunday Times ('ST') and Channel 4 Dispatches ('C4') accused Wakefield of:-
WHAT THEY DID NOT TELL YOU - MAIN POINTS (details below):-
WHAT THEY DID NOT TELL YOU - DETAILS:-
1) Sunday 14th November and Thursday 18th November
2) PATENTS ST & C4 APPEAR TO REFER TO
GB2300259 "Diagnosing Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis by detection of measles virus"
Competing interests: Close relative with life-threatening food allergy.