Instances of Fraud



Misconduct in Vaccine Research Leading to Anti-Vaccine Movement

The cost of scientific misconduct (SEED Magazine, May 15, 2017)

Better understanding vaccines (Mount Desert Islander, May 5, 2017)

Anti-vaccine teacher found guilty of professional misconduct (CBC News, February 22, 2017)

Trump’s vaccine-commission idea is biased and dangerous (Nature, January 17, 2017)

Trump met with prominent anti-vaccine activists during campaign (Science Magazine, November 18, 2016)

The Hidden Ways Manipulated Science Harms Our Health, From Measles To Organics (The Huffington Post, February 11, 2015)

Andrew Wakefield, Father of the Anti-Vaccine Movement, Responds to the Current Measles Outbreak for the First Time (Newsweek, February 10, 2015)

How Fraud Underlies Anti-Vaccine Claims (The Huffington Post, February 6, 2015)

A Discredited Vaccine Study’s Continuing Impact on Public Health (The New York Times, February 1, 2015)

1 in 5 millennials think vaccines cause autism (Vox, January 31, 2015)

A case of junk science, confict, and hype (Nature Immunology, 2008)

The anti-vaccination movement (The Committee of Skeptical Inquiry, November/ December 2007)

Brian Deer: the Lancet scandal (

Exposed: Andrew Wakefield and the MMR-autism fraud (

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