Monday, August 5, 2019

Autism and Vaccines

Some a still convinced that “vaccines are responsible for autism. “Sure, 10 years ago studies were initiated to evaluate this possibility. However, according to Autism Science Foundation, the question “has been answered.”

Studies evaluated children who received vaccines and those who didn’t, or who received them on a different and slower schedule. They found that there were no differences in their neurological outcomes. Multiple studies have also investigated mumps, rubella, and measles vaccinations, along with thimerosal (a mercury-based preservative). “The results of studies are very clear; the data show no relationship between vaccines and autism. (This site lists studies and a reading list.)

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