In fact, his original study never stated that the vaccine caused autism.
The following is taken from his original study: "We did not prove an association between measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine and the syndrome (autistic enterocolitis) described."
Dr Wakefield's study ends with a call for more research. His study was published in February 1998, 12 years ago. Nowhere does Dr Wakefield tell parents not to vaccinate children - despite misreporting on this topic.