Wakefield allies in US shots onslaught are shattered by parallel investigation

This page is research from an investigation by Brian Deer for The Sunday Times of London and the UK's Channel 4 Television into a campaign linking the MMR children's vaccine with autism. | Go to part I: The Lancet scandal | Go to part II: The Wakefield factor

As Deer's investigation of Andrew Wakefield progressed, another was launched in the United States by neurodiversity.com's Kathleen Seidel, into the work of Dr Mark Geier and David Geier. Like Wakefield, the Geiers were hired by American lawyers running a vast legal attack - not only on MMR, but also on many other vaccines. The January 2007 retraction below followed Seidel's inquiries into data, ethical and conflict of interest issues, reminiscent of Wakefield's problems

See the PDF of the retracted Geier & Geier paper from Autoimmunity Reviews here, made available at this site in the public interest

Go to an MMR investigation summary