April 18, 2011

Investigative journalist to speak on MMR vaccine and autism

Brian Deer, a respected investigative journalist who recently wrote a series in the British Medical Journal exposing the fraud in the link between MMR vaccine and autism, will speak this week at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Deer’s talk, scheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, in Sommer Hall, is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Department of International Health.

His lecture is titled “An Elaborate Fraud: Vaccines and Autism.”