Andrew Wakefield case highlights the importance of ethics in science

“Health experts will be hoping that public anxiety about the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) jab will finally go away now that Andrew Wakefield has been struck off the medical register and can no longer call himself a doctor. But Wakefield’s courting of TV, radio and newspapers today, in addition to the petitions, placards and protests of his dedicated supporters, suggest that it is far from over yet …” (more)

[Sarah Boseley, Guardian, 24 May]

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