Andrew Wakefield sues BMJ for claiming MMR study was fraudulent

Originally posted 2012-01-12 21:47:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Source: Guardian

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who was struck off the medical register after triggering a health scare linking autism to the MMR vaccine, is suing the editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal for defamation.

In a complaint filed to a district court in Texas, lawyers acting for Wakefield claim that articles, editorials and other statements that appeared in the BMJ were “false and make defamatory allegations” about the doctor.

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