Category Archives: Antigen

Immunobiology – superb science built upon a totally flawed assumption. Part One – I have a dream.

You see film of crowds in awe at some charismatic figure, pouring streams of galvanising words, maybe using his/her body to add emphases and gestures of import, to add to the spectacle. There is some magic, an acceptance in the … Continue reading

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The Voodoo of Vaccination

Doctor Ben Goldacre, he of the withering cynicism against homeopathy and other alternative medicines, he with the cognitive dissonance about Big Pharm (Hates them but loves their products!), he who worships Edward Jenner as the patron saint of the Church … 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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Professor Mark Kendall – I wonder if he’ll get this one to stick?

Professor Mark Kendall, an Australian vaccinator, appeared at the TED fest in Edinburgh a couple of days ago to push his Great New Idea in vaccination. And an inspirational talk it was – in fifteen short minutes, destroying pretty much … Continue reading

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Jennerism – keeping the 21st century back in the 18th

I’m so sure it is worth spending some time examining the work and legacy of Edward Jenner, much lauded patron saint of the Vaccination Trade. Wonder what Wikisay? I imagine they’ll be much praising and view him as sentient saviour. … 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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