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Transfer factor scam exploits autism as quacks move in

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 an effort to talk with Wakefield, Deer attended a meeting of the Austism Society of America in Indianapolis in October 2004, and found it to be partly funded by quacks, who rented stalls at the entrance. One was promoting "transfer factor", based on the evidence below. When Deer asked about the claims in the brochure, and whether the "paper" beneath it was a proper basis for selling products to parents, he was ejected by security staff


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