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Charliemopps writes: An investigation published by the British medical journal BMJ concludes the study's author, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, misrepresented or altered the medical histories of all 12 of the patients whose cases formed the basis of the 1998 study — and that there was "no doubt" Wakefield was responsible.

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Famous British autism study an 'elaborate fraud,'

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.