What is the link between autism spectrum disorders and the flu vaccine preservative thimerosal?
Some parents have avoided getting their kids vaccinated out of fear that the preservative thimerosal in the vaccine may lead to autism spectrum disorders. But studies have found no link between vaccines containing thimerosal and ASD. And if you’re still worried, thimerosal-free flu vaccines are now the standard for children in the U.S. It’s also available to adults for the asking.
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