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Andrew Wakefield Lodges Complaint About Brian Deer with Press Complaints Commission

May we direct your attention to Dr Andrew Wakefield’s 58 page submission to the Press Complaints Commission complaining of Brian Deer’s recent revelations in Sunday Times.

These allegations are false and/or misleading and will have a hugely adverse effect on my credibility as a scientist and my ability to ever practice again in my chosen field. More importantly, the impact of Mr. Deer’s false and misleading claims upon the perception of medical professionals of the medical disorder suffered by the Lancet children and therefore, the provision of adequate care for autistic children, is potentially devastating.

It is more probable that any shards of credibility as a scientist disappeared with the testimony of Dr Nick Chadwick and Professor Stephen Bustin at the Autism Omnibus Proceedings in 2007. Continue reading

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