Monthly Archives: June 2012

Italian Court sides with Dr. Andrew Wakefield: MMR cause of Autism

The Rimini court judgment has brought his parents some comfort because, for the first time, it supports their long-held belief that the MMR jab caused their son’s autism.

In the UK, this much-debated  link has never been established in the courts. In 2010, a boy called Robert Fletcher received £90,000,  for severe brain damage provoked  by the MMR jab, under the Government’s Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme. But he did not have autism.

In the U.S., nearly 5,000 families blame the MMR jab for causing their children’s autism — despite continuing protests from the medical and scientific world that there is little evidence. Read more…