Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Andrew Wakefield

  • Hume and autism-causing vaccines

    Trevor Klee Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States   A portrait of the delightfully corpulent David Hume.  Ramsay, Allan. David Hume, 1711-1776. Historian and philosopher. 1766. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. 8 In 1998 the British medical researcher Andrew Wakefield announced a startling discovery in one of the world’s most prestigious medical journals, The Lancet. He had found that…