Wake field’s article linking MMR vaccine and autism was fraudulent. Over a decade of studies were conducted and found no evidence of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. By the time the paper proven retracted 12 years later, it was proven that the paper was in-fact an elaborate fraud, however the damage was done and vaccination rates in the UK have still not recovered and in 2008 measles was declared endemic in England and Wales. Hundreds of thousands of children in the UK are not protected and related deaths arisen.
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