Andrew Wakefield Struck Off Register by General Medical Council

Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who triggered anxiety among parents over his suggestion of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, was struck off the medical register today for offences relating to dishonesty and failing to act in the best interests of vulnerable child patients. But as leading doctors and medical institutions condemned him and hailed an end to the controversy which caused measles, mumps and rubella vaccination rates to drop dangerously low, Wakefield launched a fresh war of words from New York, portraying himself to the media as a victim of the British establishment and insisting he would fight on in the interests of children with autism

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