MMR vaccine and autism – more high quality evidence that they are unrelated

I have been unwavering on this one point – there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They are simply unrelated, based on high quality evidence published in respected peer-reviewed journals across the world. To dispute this conclusion, using only low quality evidence published in predatory and…

Vaxxed – a guide to Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent film

This is the 7th out of 13 most popular articles on Skeptical Raptor for the 2016 Year in Review. It's all about the fraudumentary, Vaxxed. This week, the Tribeca Film Festival, a New York City based film festival that focuses on independent films and documentaries, is highlighting one documentary, Mr. Andy Wakefield's fraudulent anti-vaccination…

Italian MMR Autism Decision Overturned

This article reviews a recent ruling from an Italian Court of Appeals that overturns a widely ridiculed decision by a Provincial Court in 2012 that claimed that the MMR vaccine (for measles, mumps and rubella) causes autism. Apparently, that court rejected all other science, and only accepted the fraudulent work of Mr. Andy Wakefield to validate the claims about the vaccine and autism.…

Anti-vaccine research – another retracted article being promoted

Anti-vaccine scientific "research" is rife with poorly designed studies, bad statistical analysis, and numerous retracted papers. Even the core of the modern anti-vaccine research is a retracted article by Mr. Andrew Wakefield which attempted to connect the MMR vaccine to autism spectrum disorder. Of course, real science published in real journals have conclusively shown that…
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