Andrew Wakefield sues critics again

The researcher of anti-vaccine fame, who was struck off the British medical rolls following scandal over his methods, had earlier sued journalist Brian Deer in the U.K.; this time he has filed an action in Texas [Respectful Insolence, Popehat]. As parents decline vaccination, whooping cough and measles make a deadly comeback [Amy Alkon, Orac]

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  • I personally know a child and then his dad who both suffered really horrible whooping cough illnesses in rapid sequence. They are no longer a “no-vaccination” family.

    Not only do you need childhood vaccinations, there is a neede for a booster vaccine for adolescents and adults called Tdap, for whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria.