18,000 Retractions?

[From the video, “The Retraction Watch Database” by Ivan Oransky, posted at YouTube].
Ivan Oransky, MD, co-founder of the website Retraction Watch gave a talk at the Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools Workshop at Berkeley in August. In this short video, Oranksy talks about how retracted papers continue to be cited after they have been retracted. 40% of the time when a retracted paper has been cited, there is no acknowledgment that the paper has been retracted (likely because the citing author did not know). And then there’s this:
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To watch the full video (it’s only about 8 and a half minutes long), click here.

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