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Complainant Name:
Dr Nigel Higson, Dr Philip Bolton

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Daily Telegraph

Complaint:
Dr Nigel Higson of Goodwood Court Surgery, Hove, and Dr Philip Bolton of Salisbury complained that a headline "Vaccine 'linked' to bowel disease" misrepresented the nature of the research referred in the piece.

Resolution:
The newspaper published a follow-up article reporting that experts could find no link between the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella and the development of autism and bowel disease in children.

Report: 47



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