Tuesday, January 11, 2011

MMR Vaccine Study Retracted

The study done in 1998 by Andrew Wakefield and 12 others, which implied a link between the MMR vaccine and Autism, has been retracted. After numerous studies and investigations into the matter, it was determined that in all 12 of the cases reported, the medical history of the patients was fabricated, or altered in some way. Although he has been completely stripped of all of his credentials, Wakefield continues to defend himself.
You can read the article in full from the British Medical Journal at http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.c7452.full.

All of our doctors at Willow Creek do recommend getting your child fully immunized. If you have any questions regarding this news and your childs' immunizations, please to not hesitate to contact the office!