Category Archives: Andy Wakefield

The Nature of Institutional Thinking (Sinking…fast?)

Who’d have thought it? Leading scientific journal “Nature” is just as tied into the pro-vaccination, Big Medica Status Quo as all the other organisations and journals. Here they review a review compiled by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an American … Continue reading

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The Technician

In fact the Immunogenetics Technician, set the following task on a discussion platform I got called in to: “Vaccination is a bloody good idea and it works. Discuss.” Me: Well, I got invited in and, as it’s early in the … Continue reading

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Wilby, won’t he?

My, this gets just so tiresome. Journalists coming out of every unseen nook and cranny to give “their” twopennyworth on vaccines and the MMR. And Andy. So what’s David Aaranoutofideas got in common with Peter Wilby? Certainly both graduated from … Continue reading

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Aaronovitch – the man who wants to bolt the gates shut on everyone

“MMR is the Hillsborough of my profession” screams the headline [Page 23, The Times, May 2nd, 2013.] and the article goes on to discuss press coverage of the matters arising from the Andy Wakefield et al piece in the Lancet. … Continue reading

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Andy, this is very difficult for me to write…..

Some things are very difficult to say. Like if a friend’s spouse is being unfaithful despite the friend’s deep commitment to the relationship. You know all the sordid details and every time you see your friend you are so torn … Continue reading

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When is an antigen not an antigen? Answer: when it’s an adjuvant!

My initial title for this was “Offit’s antigens and the myths of mass exposure” but somehow that didn’t work with “the system”. OK, I guess I’d better start with some: Definitions: Offit – Individual demonstrating how corrupted capitalism is an … Continue reading

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I didn’t know this but……..

A matter of life and death – and conviction? The terms and tones of debate are useful, as they demonstrate the mindsets of the players. They also clearly show where faith is based upon realistic foundations. “Unvaccinated America”  posted the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on greencentre:
What is “Evidence based” information? And why start talking of it now? OK, there’s a double puzzle. Up until fairly recently (say, up until the start of the 21st century) this was not a phrase that…

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Missing puzzle pieces?

The headline shouted: GMO:  Food? “Our immune system looks at that [modified] gene sequence that is supposed to be food and says “I’ve never seen that sequence ever, it does not exist in nature , it’s foreign”.  It creates an … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Panorama’s Blind Reportage – SSPE, MMR and the limitations of Sarah

Oh dear, and I must apologise. This case has been on my storyboard for a long while now but I’ve just not thought to write it up. It has Hamlet  – “There’s something rotten in the State” – all over … Continue reading

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