Vaccines

Their Safety, Effectiveness, and Risks

Nov 30, 2019

25: Final Lecture

25: Final Lecture

In the final lecture, Dr. Andrew Wakefield reflects on what this course has taught us and what it may mean for the future of medicine in general. In the end, there's a warning we've learned that if we aren't careful may end up doing more harm than good.

Nov 28, 2019

24: Challenge

24: Challenge

Nearing the end of this lecture series, Dr. Andrew Wakefield has a challenge for you.

Nov 22, 2019

20: Vaxxed vs. Unvaxxed

20: Vaxxed vs. Unvaxxed

What research is out there studying the differences between vaccinated and unvaccinated populations and what can it tell us?

Nov 20, 2019

18: Thompson

18: Thompson

William Thompson blew the whistle on the vaccine manufacturers fraudulent use of research, changing the analysis to suit the business goals, not the study protocol.

Nov 19, 2019

17: Age of Exposure and Autism

17: Age of Exposure and Autism

How does the age of vaccine exposure play into autism? The certainty with which vaccine manufacturers say there's no effect, but why do thousands of parents think otherwise.

Nov 18, 2019

16: Introduction of MMR

16: Introduction of MMR

What events surround the introduction of the measles, mumps, and rubella? Was there a vaccine needed for mumps? Does the combination of these three present a complicated and dangerous vaccine, beyond the risk of each individual vaccine.

Nov 15, 2019

15: Viral Interference

15: Viral Interference

Viral vaccines are often combined, as in the case of the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, and rubella). Are the combination vaccines safe and effective? What strains of each virus are used and how does each choice affect the overall outcome?

Nov 14, 2019

14: Concurrent Viral Exposure

14: Concurrent Viral Exposure

What happens when the body is exposed to multiple viruses at one time? Could concurrent exposure to multiple infectious agents increase the risk of Crohn’s disease?