Anti-vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival

March 27, 2016 4:16 AM

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Anti-vaccination film pulled from Tribeca Film Festival

"Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy," was set to be part of the film festival when it opened next month. The decision to include the film by anti-vaccination activist Andrew Wakefield came under fire, particularly since Wakefield's contentions that the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine have a link to autism have been discredited.

"The original article that was published was retracted and the evidence presented in the article was falsified," Assistant New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Jane Zucker told CBS News Radio station WINS-AM.

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