International Genetic Epidemiology Society: commentary on Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney.

@article{Baur2001InternationalGE,
  title={International Genetic Epidemiology Society: commentary on Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney.},
  author={Max P. Baur and Partha Majumder and Christopher I. Amos and Josu{\'e} Feingold and Terri M. King and Newton E. Morton and Michael A. Province and M. Anne Spence and Duncan C Thomas},
  journal={Genetic epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={81-104}
}
The International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) has examined the charges against James V. Neel and his colleagues contained in the recently published book by Patrick Tierney entitled Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon (W.W. Norton, 2000). The book implicates Neel in causing or promoting an epidemic of measles among the Yanomamö Indians of Venezuela in 1968 leading to "hundreds if not thousands" of deaths by using a "dinosaur" vaccine (Edmonston B… CONTINUE READING

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