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MMR, autism and the history of medical controversies

Smith, Matthew (2010) MMR, autism and the history of medical controversies. HistoryandPolicy.org.

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Abstract

Andrew Wakefield has been struck off by the General Medical Council for his research into a possible link between the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Although he will appeal the verdict, it is another strike against him and his controversial theory.