Make science-based decisions part of our DNA

It has been almost a decade since gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield's paper alleging that vaccines triggered autism was retracted.

His work was found to be fraudulent, his research was widely discredited and he lost his medical licence.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2019, with the headline 'Make science-based decisions part of our DNA'. Print Edition | Subscribe