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What is the link between autism spectrum disorders and the flu vaccine preservative thimerosal?

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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.

From: Flu Vaccine Tip Sheet WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 06, 2018
Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 06, 2018

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