And so the rug is pulled out from beneath the feet of doctor-not, Jenny McCarthy.
Science wins once again. An errant claim that went out into the world failed the test of reproducibility. Sadly the errant claim, connecting vaccination with autism, collected fans. The fans are not burdened with knowledge of or adherence to the methods of science.
The fans trust a Playboy playmate's "wisdom" over the consensus of the medical community. They will, no doubt, have a continuing negative effect on health care for years to come.
See The Jenny McCarthy Body Count and Science Based Medicine for more.