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Does a link exist between immunizations and autism?

20 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
12 doctors agree

In brief: Fraudulent data

Several studies have disproven the link, which was originally published in 1998 by dr. Andrew wakefield.
An investigation by the british medical journal (bmj) concluded that dr.Wakefield faked data and created an elaborate fraud, causing long-lasting damage to public health. In fact, the original study was eventually retracted in 2010, and dr, wakefield lost his license.

In brief: Fraudulent data

Several studies have disproven the link, which was originally published in 1998 by dr. Andrew wakefield.
An investigation by the british medical journal (bmj) concluded that dr.Wakefield faked data and created an elaborate fraud, causing long-lasting damage to public health. In fact, the original study was eventually retracted in 2010, and dr, wakefield lost his license.
Dr. John Leander Po
Dr. John Leander Po
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: No

Despite dr block's assertion, the referenced articles were full of flaws unlike the 100's of research studies demonstrating no connection whatsoever. In addition to the latest study in pediatrics of brain imaging in infants as young as 6mos.
O with maybe identifying predictors of autism before the MMR for example.

In brief: No

Despite dr block's assertion, the referenced articles were full of flaws unlike the 100's of research studies demonstrating no connection whatsoever. In addition to the latest study in pediatrics of brain imaging in infants as young as 6mos.
O with maybe identifying predictors of autism before the MMR for example.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. John Leander Po
Here, here!
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Viva la scientifique!
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

This false idea has been disproven.
Initial questions were raised by a fraudulent british researcher who had financial interests in stopping usual vaccination practices. The situation was finally exposed by the british medical journal last year. Many research initiatives were unable to demonstrate a link between vaccination & autism. Many children suffered & died because they went unvaccinated.

In brief: No

This false idea has been disproven.
Initial questions were raised by a fraudulent british researcher who had financial interests in stopping usual vaccination practices. The situation was finally exposed by the british medical journal last year. Many research initiatives were unable to demonstrate a link between vaccination & autism. Many children suffered & died because they went unvaccinated.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Thomas McDonagh
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No scientific link.

There is no scientifically validated link between immunizations and autism.
There have been "accusations" tthat the preservative (thimerosol) previously present in many vacines and/or administration of the MMR as a combination vaccine increased the risk of autism, but many well-performed studies show that no link exists.

In brief: No scientific link.

There is no scientifically validated link between immunizations and autism.
There have been "accusations" tthat the preservative (thimerosol) previously present in many vacines and/or administration of the MMR as a combination vaccine increased the risk of autism, but many well-performed studies show that no link exists.
Dr. Thomas McDonagh
Dr. Thomas McDonagh
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT

There is currently not a shred of evidence anywhere that vaccines cause or trigger autistic spectrum disorder.A recent review of over 1000 research studies showed in all of them no connection was shown!

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT

There is currently not a shred of evidence anywhere that vaccines cause or trigger autistic spectrum disorder.A recent review of over 1000 research studies showed in all of them no connection was shown!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice

In brief: Looks like it

New studies in j toxicol environ health a.
2011 & journal of inorganic biochemistry, 2011 did find a causal relationship between vaccines and autism.

In brief: Looks like it

New studies in j toxicol environ health a.
2011 & journal of inorganic biochemistry, 2011 did find a causal relationship between vaccines and autism.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Children are dying because of this perverse ideation that vaccines cause autism. This has been utterly disproven, & conscientious doctors should not encourage non vaccination. 19 cases of measles erupted in Indiana in the week after the super bowl in two surrounding counties. Not vaccinating your children is foolish, irresponsible and dangerous.
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