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How MMR vaccination is related to autism?

26 doctors weighed in
Dr. Saul Hymes
Pediatrics - Infectious Disease
5 doctors agree

In brief: No connection

Mmr vaccination has been conclusively shown by multiple studies to have no connection with autism.
The intiial studies suggesting this have been debunked and shown to be fraudulent.

In brief: No connection

Mmr vaccination has been conclusively shown by multiple studies to have no connection with autism.
The intiial studies suggesting this have been debunked and shown to be fraudulent.
Dr. Saul Hymes
Dr. Saul Hymes
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not related

No immunizations are causiative of autism.
No scientific study has shown such a link.

In brief: Not related

No immunizations are causiative of autism.
No scientific study has shown such a link.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Temporal

There was a small study many years ago funded ( fraudulently not disclosed) by the anti vaccine lobbyist lawyers which resulted in some suggestion of MMR causing autism.
It was later retracted by the Lancet when fraudulent funding was disclosed. Many subsequent years of global research has not shown any association. MMR vaccine happens to be given the same time autism presents, age 12 to 15m

In brief: Temporal

There was a small study many years ago funded ( fraudulently not disclosed) by the anti vaccine lobbyist lawyers which resulted in some suggestion of MMR causing autism.
It was later retracted by the Lancet when fraudulent funding was disclosed. Many subsequent years of global research has not shown any association. MMR vaccine happens to be given the same time autism presents, age 12 to 15m
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Autism

This is a myth. There is no correlation.

In brief: Autism

This is a myth. There is no correlation.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No connection

Many people are worried that thimerosal in vaccines contributes to development of autism.
However scientific studies have shown there is no link. Vaccines are safe. All vaccines must be tested by the fda and they will not release a vaccine unless it has been proven to be safe and work well in children. The CDC and american academy of pediatrics reviews all this data. Vaccines must be licensed.

In brief: No connection

Many people are worried that thimerosal in vaccines contributes to development of autism.
However scientific studies have shown there is no link. Vaccines are safe. All vaccines must be tested by the fda and they will not release a vaccine unless it has been proven to be safe and work well in children. The CDC and american academy of pediatrics reviews all this data. Vaccines must be licensed.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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2 doctors agree

In brief: It's not

To date, there has not been any true scientific studies relating MMR vaccine to autism.
Several years ago, there was a small study in england by phsician claiming such relationship. However, the study was too small, bias and unethical. Also autism existed before the study. Recently there has been more cases of autism cases due to advances in diagnosing autistic kids earlier.

In brief: It's not

To date, there has not been any true scientific studies relating MMR vaccine to autism.
Several years ago, there was a small study in england by phsician claiming such relationship. However, the study was too small, bias and unethical. Also autism existed before the study. Recently there has been more cases of autism cases due to advances in diagnosing autistic kids earlier.
Dr. Mahmoud Farkhondeh
Dr. Mahmoud Farkhondeh
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's not

We have patients with autism who did not have received any vaccine.

In brief: It's not

We have patients with autism who did not have received any vaccine.
Dr. Maurice Gunsberger
Dr. Maurice Gunsberger
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No connection

There are multiple studies over the years that found no connection between MMR and autism.
Besides, the initial study that claims there is a connection over 20 years ago, has been found to be fraudulent, and the journal that published it has retracted it, and the lead author's medical license in the uk has been revoked. So there is absolutely no connection linking MMR to autism.

In brief: No connection

There are multiple studies over the years that found no connection between MMR and autism.
Besides, the initial study that claims there is a connection over 20 years ago, has been found to be fraudulent, and the journal that published it has retracted it, and the lead author's medical license in the uk has been revoked. So there is absolutely no connection linking MMR to autism.
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
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Dr. Stella Evans
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It isn't.

For more information, i recommend looking at the CDC website regarding the measles vaccine.
Mr. Wakefield, who has been stripped of his medical licenses in two countries for unethical behavior which endangered his patients, was the initial proponent of this theory, which has since been disproved multiple times.

In brief: It isn't.

For more information, i recommend looking at the CDC website regarding the measles vaccine.
Mr. Wakefield, who has been stripped of his medical licenses in two countries for unethical behavior which endangered his patients, was the initial proponent of this theory, which has since been disproved multiple times.
Dr. Stella Evans
Dr. Stella Evans
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: It Absolutely is NOT

There is not 1 shred of scientific evidence connecting MMR with autism.
In fact, a recent review of 1000 research articles all reaffirmed no connection. Let us put this false notion to bed, once and for all.

In brief: It Absolutely is NOT

There is not 1 shred of scientific evidence connecting MMR with autism.
In fact, a recent review of 1000 research articles all reaffirmed no connection. Let us put this false notion to bed, once and for all.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Jay Rosenbloom
Pediatrics

In brief: It's not

Kids who get the MMR vaccine have the same rate of autism as kids who don't.

In brief: It's not

Kids who get the MMR vaccine have the same rate of autism as kids who don't.
Dr. Jay Rosenbloom
Dr. Jay Rosenbloom
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