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How lawyer appealed to clients for kids to send for Andrew Wakefield's research

This page is material from the award-winning investigation by Brian Deer for The Sunday Times of London, the UK’s Channel 4 TV network and BMJ, the British Medical Journal, which exposed vaccine research fraudster Andrew Wakefield | Investigation summary

In June 1996, lawyer Richard Barr sent this newsletter to his MMR and MR clients, seeking [at page 2] children to refer to Andrew Wakefield at the Royal Free hospital. In the same month, the two men submitted plans to the government's Legal Services Commission seeking money to fund research trying to prove that the vaccines were unsafe. Working for Barr, Wakefield was eventually paid more than 400,000 to attack the vaccines, with payments commencing two years before his now notorious claims








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