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New Study by CDC: Multiple Vaccines Not Linked To Autism Risk

[Source: Medical News Today]
There is no casual link between certain vaccine types and autism, says a new study carried out by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Parental concerns that vaccines might be related to a higher risk of developing autism were initially related to the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and thimerosal-containing immunizations.
In 2004, the Institute of Medicine (IoM) carried out a study which concluded that according to all evidence, there is no casual link between these vaccines and ASDs (autism spectrum disorders).
Nonetheless, parents continued (and continue) being worried about a possible link between vaccines and autism, particularly when their babies and young children have to receive many of them.
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