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

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

Label
The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines
Title
The doctor who fooled the world
Title remainder
science, deception, and the war on vaccines
Statement of responsibility
Brian Deer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 research results for his Lancet paper, failed to disclose financial conflicts of interest, manipulated researchers and parents, and lied to the public"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deer, Brian
Dewey number
  • 610.92
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wakefield, Andrew J
  • Anti-vaccination movement
  • Physicians
  • Disinformation
  • Anti-vaccination movement
  • Disinformation
  • Physicians
  • Great Britain
Target audience
general
Label
The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines, Brian Deer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Contents
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 -- Letting go -- The bridge -- Unblinded -- Assignment -- Cracking the Coombe -- The spoiler -- Texas -- Nothing as it seems -- Sesame street -- Enterocolitis -- We can reveal -- Cry smear -- "An elaborate fraud" -- Rock bottom -- Payback time -- Vaxxed -- Wakefield's world -- Cause and affect -- Epilogue: A wonderful doctor
Control code
on1111787151
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 394 pages
Isbn
9781421438009
Lccn
2019033966
System control number
(OCoLC)1111787151
Label
The doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccines, Brian Deer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Contents
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 -- Letting go -- The bridge -- Unblinded -- Assignment -- Cracking the Coombe -- The spoiler -- Texas -- Nothing as it seems -- Sesame street -- Enterocolitis -- We can reveal -- Cry smear -- "An elaborate fraud" -- Rock bottom -- Payback time -- Vaxxed -- Wakefield's world -- Cause and affect -- Epilogue: A wonderful doctor
Control code
on1111787151
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 394 pages
Isbn
9781421438009
Lccn
2019033966
System control number
(OCoLC)1111787151

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