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Is there any evidence that mercury in vaccinations can cause attention deficit disorder?

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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: None

The doctor who published a paper years ago linking the vaccine MMR ( that had a small amount ofthimerosal- a mercury salt) with autism (not add) has since been exposed as a fraud.
"anti-vaccine" people have tried to connect vaccines to other disorders , but all scientific research studies have disproved any causal links between vaccines and and autism or any other related conditions.

In brief: None

The doctor who published a paper years ago linking the vaccine MMR ( that had a small amount ofthimerosal- a mercury salt) with autism (not add) has since been exposed as a fraud.
"anti-vaccine" people have tried to connect vaccines to other disorders , but all scientific research studies have disproved any causal links between vaccines and and autism or any other related conditions.
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Less mercury now

The amount of mercury in vaccines is zero, in most current vaccines.
Many never had it in the first place. http://www.fda.gov/biologicsbloodvaccines/safetyavailability/vaccinesafety/ucm096228 sadly, the refusal of parents to accept vaccines for their children has caused many deaths, many times, over the decades: http://www.Who.Int/bulletin/volumes/86/6/08-030608/en/ the recent scare is only one.

In brief: Less mercury now

The amount of mercury in vaccines is zero, in most current vaccines.
Many never had it in the first place. http://www.fda.gov/biologicsbloodvaccines/safetyavailability/vaccinesafety/ucm096228 sadly, the refusal of parents to accept vaccines for their children has caused many deaths, many times, over the decades: http://www.Who.Int/bulletin/volumes/86/6/08-030608/en/ the recent scare is only one.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Thank you, Dr. Baxter for the links. The articles are lengthy, but detailed, and should satisfy the most inquisitive, detaile-oriented parents
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
thanks! obviously a pet peeve for many immunologists...myself included-had a 77 year old lady tell me today she refused Pneumovax!
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