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Anne Myers quoted in “What the anti-vaccine movement means for insurers,” National Underwriter Life & Health

Posted May 23, 2014

By Lori Widmer
(May 23, 2014)

In 1998, a British medical researcher and former surgeon published a research paper. In it, Andrew Wakefield made a claim that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to the onset of autism.

The result: instant fame for Wakefield, who went on to author a book that included a foreword by actress Jenny McCarthy on the autism link, and, in 2011, a retraction of all the research and findings.

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