The various vaccine manufactroversies that have spread in the wake of the Andrew Wakefield’s bogus claims that the measles component of the MMR vaccine might be linked to autism are too numerous to unpack in
Archives for June 2011
I’ve been in Seattle at the Pacific Health Summit — a fascinating, alternately frustrating an inspiring experience — and haven’t had much time to blog. I did want to highlight one data point for anyone
Parents and pediatricians: Do you think a pre-natal discussion about vaccines would help assuage fears?
I have a piece in tomorrow’s Washington Post Outlook section titled “An early cure for parents’ vaccine panic.” It outlines some ideas I’ve been thinking about for a long time. First, if we’re at the
The June issue of Health Affairs is a special issue titled “Strategies for the ‘Decade of Vaccines.’” Here is the beginning of the journal’s press release:
(At least that’s how I’m going to interpret this review by Jodie Zhang^ until someone tells me otherwise.)
Earlier today, I got a reply to my earlier query about the fact that the vaccine forum, as well as all info about Bob Sears’s bestseller The Vaccine Book, had gone missing from the Sears
Last Thursday, I appeared on World Science Festival panel titled “Telling Stories in Print and on the Web. ” (Here’s a great write up–with illustrations!) After the event, an audience member chastised me for ignoring
After disappearing from his family’s site, Sears tells Facebook fans that measles outbreaks not “much risk” for infants
On Friday, I wrote two posts about how the “vaccine” forum section on AskDrSears.com had been removed: “Is ‘Dr. Bob’ Sears moving away from his profitable anti-vaccine pandering?” and “Does this mean no more ‘Dr.
Here’s another data-point that should highlight why I’m so gobsmacked that “Dr.” Bob Sears has disappeared all mentions of his years of anti-vaccine pandering from his re-designed website:
A couple of days ago, the blog “Just the Vax” noticed that the re-design of “Dr. Bob” Sears’s website includes some conspicuous changes: Whereas previously, there had been a prominent “vaccines” category of his online