By Russell L. Blaylock, MD, Neurosurgeon (retired):
Theoretical Neurosciences Research, LLC
Visiting Professor Biology
At the outset I want to make clear, this is not a personal defense of Dr. Andrew Wakefield. I know Dr. Wakefield and have spoken to him on several occasions. He is a very nice, soft-spoken gentleman.
What is important is that the recent attack on the credibility of Dr. Andrew Wakefield is a study in political-corporate manipulation of societal perceptions of truth.
If this case was not so serious, I would find it incredibly humorous that such corrupt entities as academia, the media and the British and American regulatory agencies dare to speak of "fraud".
At virtually every turn, these agencies and entities engage in fraud that greatly exceeds that aimed at Dr. Wakefield. In fact, the attack itself is fraudulent in my view. Read more>>