OPEN LETTER TO U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA L. LAWRENCE OF MICHIGAN’S 14TH DISTRICT FROM DAVID BROWNSTEIN, MD.
August 14, 2015
Dear Representative Lawrence,
I have tried to contact your office by email and phone without success. I am a board-certified physician who practices in your district—West Bloomfield, MI.
I am concerned about the problems at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. One year ago today, a CDC senior scientist whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, came forward and admitted that crucial data was altered in an important 2004 CDC scientific paper that found no correlation with the MMR vaccine and autism. Dr. Thompson stated that his superiors pressured him to alter the data in this paper to hide the association between the MMR vaccine and autism.
The unaltered data showed a 240% increase risk in autism in African American male boys who were given…
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