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More Research Discredits Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine

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Last April, Burton held an emotionally charged congressional hearing that some insiders believe fueled the IOM investigation. The IOM often consults members of Congress on medical issues.

The IOM has denied this connection. The level of concern simply has made it imperative that the IOM address this issue, Kathleen Stratton, PhD, who co-chairs the IOM committee, told an industry group last year.

The IOM vaccine committee investigating the MMR-autism connection will meet once more this year, and over the course of the next three years, address eight other vaccine-related safety concerns. The National Institutes of Health and CDC are jointly funding the entire project.

 

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