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How are vaccines linked to autism?

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The research is clear: Vaccines don’t cause autism. More than a dozen studies have tried to find a link and none have.

From: Do Vaccines Cause Autism? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Indian Journal of Psychiatry : “The MMR Vaccine and Autism: Sensation, Refutation, Retraction, and Fraud.”

Offit, P., and Moser, C., Columbia University Press, 2011. Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction,

American Journal of Medical Genetics : “Comorbidity of Intellectual Disability Confounds Ascertainment of Autism: Implications for Genetic Diagnosis.”

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: “Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism.”

The Lancet : “Retracted: Ileal-lymphoid-nodular Hyperplasia, Non-specific Colitis, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder in Children.”

BMJ : “How the Case Against the MMR Vaccine Was Fixed.”

CDC: “Thimerosal in Vaccines,” “Toxic Substances Portal – Mercury.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “The Childhood Immunization Schedule: Why Is It Like That?”

The Journal of Pediatrics : “Increasing Exposure to Antibody-Stimulating Proteins and Polysaccharides in Vaccines Is Not Associated with Risk of Autism.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES:

Indian Journal of Psychiatry : “The MMR Vaccine and Autism: Sensation, Refutation, Retraction, and Fraud.”

Offit, P., and Moser, C., Columbia University Press, 2011. Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction,

American Journal of Medical Genetics : “Comorbidity of Intellectual Disability Confounds Ascertainment of Autism: Implications for Genetic Diagnosis.”

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: “Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism.”

The Lancet : “Retracted: Ileal-lymphoid-nodular Hyperplasia, Non-specific Colitis, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder in Children.”

BMJ : “How the Case Against the MMR Vaccine Was Fixed.”

CDC: “Thimerosal in Vaccines,” “Toxic Substances Portal – Mercury.”

American Academy of Pediatrics: “The Childhood Immunization Schedule: Why Is It Like That?”

The Journal of Pediatrics : “Increasing Exposure to Antibody-Stimulating Proteins and Polysaccharides in Vaccines Is Not Associated with Risk of Autism.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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