The Editor and Publisher regretfully retract the article  as there were undeclared competing interests on the part of the author which compromised the peer review process. Furthermore, post-publication peer review raised concerns about the validity of the methods and statistical analysis, therefore the Editors no longer have confidence in the soundness of the findings. We apologise to all affected parties for the inconvenience caused.I sent an email to the journal asking for more details. If I get a response, I will update this post accordingly.
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And what does this mean for William Thompson, the alleged CDC whistleblower? According to the anti-vaccine community, and especially Brian Hooker, Thompson "led" [Edited to Add (10/21/14): as noted in the Focus Autism press release] Hooker to the data showing the purported increased risk of autism among African American boys. This certainly does not speak well to Thompson's judgment. He confided in an individual who recorded him without his knowledge, broadcast those recordings without his consent, and linked his name to a horrendously flawed study that was ultimately retracted due to those flaws and omissions.
I almost feel bad for anti-vaccine people who put so much faith and emotion into supporting incompetents like Brian Hooker. But then I remember the harm that they do.
Any updates to this story will be added at the end.