Vaccine hesistancy: Margie Danchin at DFTB18


Margie Danchin is a general paediatrician working at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She has a special interest in immunisation and vaccine hesitancy and it is this that she shared with the audience at DFTB18.

By suggesting that vaccines were linked to autism, Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues kicked off a vaccine scare that has yet to fade away and still sees many children succumb to diseases that are highly preventable and highly fatal. So what is the actual level of risk?

Author: Tessa Davis Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. She is from Glasgow and Sydney, but is currently living in London. @tessardavis | + Tessa Davis | Tessa's DFTB posts

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