A terrible academic paper has fueled renewed anti-vax journalism - it must be retracted, 2024, Pagel and McDonald

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  1. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    Substack article by Christine Pagel
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    Guest post: A terrible academic paper has fueled renewed anti-vax journalism - it must be retracted
    A debunk and a plea for retraction from actuary Stuart McDonald

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    The BMJ article criticised here is:
    Excess mortality across countries in the Western World since the COVID-19 pandemic: ‘Our World in Data’ estimates of January 2020 to December 2022

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    This critique details plagiarism, misinterpretation of data and terrible newspaper reporting.

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    Oops, thanks, I'll add the link.
     

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