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CDC Scientist: ‘We scheduled meeting to destroy vaccine-autism study documents’

This article was first published July 29, 2015 A current Centers for Disease Control (CDC) senior scientist has made an unprecedented admission: he and his colleagues–he says– committed scientific misconduct to cover up a meaningful link between vaccines and autism in black boys. Just as startling, the CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson, says the study […]

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Fact Check: False Reports Claiming Calif. Measles Outbreak “Killed Children”

Recent reporting has implied or stated that the California measles outbreak resulted in many deaths. Further, many reports and blogs have implied there have been many U.S. measles deaths in recent years. One notable example is an article published in Examiner.com by Paul Hamaker who is described as a “chemist and mathematician” (and also is referred […]

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California Measles Outbreak Over: No Deaths Reported

[Above image: classic measles rash] California’s Disney theme park-related measles outbreak has been declared over. No deaths were reported among the 147 patients, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The vast majority of cases were contained to California. Measles is considered a highly contagious virus spread through the air by coughs and sneezes. CDC […]

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CDC: “Possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism (AUDIO)

CDC’s immunization safety director says it’s a “possibility” that vaccines rarely trigger autism but “it’s hard to predict who those children might be.” (They’re not even trying.) [This article was first published on Sept. 2, 2014] A CDC senior epidemiologist stepped forward last week to say that he and his CDC colleagues omitted data that linked […]

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Questions Surrounding Review of Challenged Vaccine-Autism Study

Did the medical journal Pediatrics stand by a questioned vaccine-autism study without interviewing the coauthor who confessed to and exposed alleged scientific misconduct? If so, that would deviate from what should be standard procedure in such an investigation, according to internationally recognized medical ethicist Dr. Michael Carome. “If the evidence seems substantial, the journal should […]

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Ten More Under-served Stories Covered by Attkisson

1. Cost of Illegal Immigrant Minor Crisis, Aug. 6, 2014 http://sharylattkisson.com/cost-of-illegal-immigration-minors-crisis 2. HHS Also Lost Subpoenaed Documents, Aug. 7, 2014 http://sharylattkisson.com/no-kidding-hhs-likely-lost-subpoenaed-docs-too 3. Another Fast and Furious Indictment, Aug. 7, 2014 http://sharylattkisson.com/another-fast-and-furious-murder-indictment-in-brian-terry-case 4. Did Bank Help Reward Suicide Bombers? Aug. 11, 2014 http://dailysignal.com/2014/08/11/terrorism-lawsuit-accuses-arab-bank-helping-reward-hamas-suicide-bombers/ 5. IG: Obama Administration Released 600+ Convicted Criminal Illegal Immigrants, Aug. 12, 2014 […]

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(Audio) CDC Addresses Allegations on Vaccine-Autism Link Omission

CDC Senior Scientist William Thompson has alleged that a 2004 study he co-authored omitted key data that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). “I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted […]

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CDC Responds to Allegation it Omitted Vaccine-Autism Study Link

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to a charge from one of its own senior scientists that it omitted key data in a 2004 study that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). The allegation was made by CDC epidemiologist William Thompson in […]

Researcher who dispelled vaccine-autism link: “Most-wanted fugitive”

A former Centers for Disease Control (CDC) researcher, best known for his frequently-cited studies dispelling a link between vaccines and autism, is still considered on the lam after allegedly using CDC grants of tax dollars to buy a house and cars for himself. Poul Thorsen, listed as a most-wanted fugitive by the Department of Health and Human […]

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