MMR and the Legacy of the Link With Autism

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Melanie Abbott looks at the measles outbreak in South Wales. She looks at how the legacy of Andrew Wakefield's 1998 paper still lives on because of a perception that autism is rife amongst some immigrant groups. She talks to Somalis in Minnesota and finds that a lack of answers and high rates of autism in their families has affected MMR uptake and how this message is being heard back here in the UK.

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Thu 2 May 2013 20:00

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