Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism

Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism

The Institute of Medicine (IOM), now called the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), concluded that the body of evidence favors rejection of a causal relationship between autism and MMR vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines [1,2]. MMR vaccine prevents rubella disease, thus preventing congenital rubella syndrome and its associated cases of autism.

Topic:
Autism, Myths
Source:
Institute for Vaccine Safety
Language:
English
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