No link between childhood vaccines and autism, study says

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A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association confirms, there is no link between childhood vaccines and autism.

Doctors tested almost 100,000 kids who received the measles, mumps, rubella vaccine.

Less than 1% of them showed signs of autism after receiving the vaccine. That’s no worse than the national average risk of autism.

Some parents still refuse to get their kids vaccinated because of fear over autism.

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2 comments

  • Deb

    This has nothing to do with the whole vaccination thing, but just wanted to point out how misleading the information given is. I’ve read the actual study I think they are talking about (as they didnt provide the reference). It is a new “literature’ study, it didnt study children, it reviewed all the past literature, which includes meta analysis’, other literature reviews & some original research, so the number of children (100,000) is actually grossly overstated – from memory all the research they included all refereed back to a few original articles where there was a couple of thousand children – nowhere near the 100,000