Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy [NOOK Book]

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As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches from the battlefront in a major confrontation—a struggle against compromise in medicine, corruption of science, and a real and present threat to children in the interests of policy and profit. It is a story of how ...
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Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy

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Overview


As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches from the battlefront in a major confrontation—a struggle against compromise in medicine, corruption of science, and a real and present threat to children in the interests of policy and profit. It is a story of how ‘the system’ deals with dissent among its doctors and scientists.”

In the pursuit of possible links between childhood vaccines, intestinal inflammation, and neurologic injury in children, Wakefield lost his job in London’s Royal Free Hospital, his country of birth, his career, and his medical license. A recent General Medical Council ruling stated that he was “dishonest, irresponsible and showed callous disregard for the distress and pain of children.” Maligned by the medical establishment and mainstream media, Wakefield endeavors to set the record straight in Callous Disregard. While explaining what really happened, he calls out the organizations and individuals that are acting not for the sake of children affected by autism, but in their own self-interests.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781626369160
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/24/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 467,076
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    How many of you still

    Believe this quack?

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2012

    Pathetic. Do I have to give a star?

    I had to read this, not because I agree with anything "Dr" Wakefield says, but because I wanted to read how he came to terms of his "findings". I pray for the parents who actually feed into his nonsence. Pathetic book, terrible science, horrible waste of money- unless you are looking for something to laugh about at your next medical seminar.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    Only 99 cents on Nook

    Get your own copy. Wakefields eye opening truth for many except for those of us who have witnessed vaccine injury firsthand.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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