UKIP and MMR

A fascinating nugget about UKIP in The Economist: on a non-political issue, more UKIP voters were inclined to think the MMR jab (for mumps, measles and rubella) was unsafe, and a staggering 13% thought it was certainly harmful; a view not shared by any measurable proportion of voters for other…

MMR vaccine and Wakefield – A reminder

The appalling editorial decision of The Independent to run an Andrew Wakefield Press Release suggesting a conspiracy in the UK's policy on MMR vaccine in the middle of a measles outbreak, made me think this very brief history of why Wakefield was wrong might be useful to some. Re-reading it…
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