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Scary vaccines and the Sunday Express… again

This post first appeared on the blog Minority Thought. It is reproduced here by kind permission. In the week that Dr Andrew Wakefield’s claim linking the MMR jab with autism was dismissed by the British Medial Journal as a “deliberate fraud” and a “hoax”, the Sunday Express is on the look-out for another vaccine scare (click to enlarge): The article, written by Lucy Johnston, the Sunday Express’ Health Editor, states that: UP to a million under-fives have been inoculated against the flu virus with a controversial vaccine containing poisonous mercury. Inquiries by the Sunday Express reveal it contains a preservative made with a form of mercury that was phased out […]