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The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

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The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

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G 2020/3865

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74VKaMwW5g8Z

The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKaMwW5g8Z

The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

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The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

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Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

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G 2020/3865

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74VKaMwW5g8Z

Language

English

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Contents

viii, 394 pages ; 24 cm The Guinness moment -- It must be measles -- Quests collide -- The pilot study -- Child four -- A moral issue -- Everybody knows -- First contact -- The deal -- Trouble in the labs -- Spartanburg science -- Asked and answered -- Turn of the century -- On Capitol Hill -- Letti...

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unmediated

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volume

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Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

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Summary

"Andrew Wakefield, a former British doctor, has been a leading proponent of the discredited view that vaccines cause autism. The discrediting of Wakefield and the anti-vax position he propelled is due largely to the work of Brian Deer, an investigative reporter from the United Kingdom. In this book Deer tells the story of how Wakefield fabricated r...

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The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines / Brian Deer.

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Includes index.

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Date Published

2020.

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©2020

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G 2020/3865

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74VKaMwW5g8Z

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ISBN

1421438003 hardcover

9781421438009 hardcover

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610.92

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991024345798902626

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