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?
Davis, T. Vaccine hesistancy: Margie Danchin at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: