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Even in kids stalked by autism risk, study fails to find vaccine link
Even in kids stalked by autism risk, study fails to find vaccine link

Only days after vaccine skeptics flexed their political muscle in California’s Legislature, new research has shown—again-- that childhood immunizations do not contribute to a child’s risk of developing autism. In a large new study published Tuesday, researchers found that babies who were immunized against  measles, mumps and rubella were no more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than were those who did not get the vaccine.  Even among babies who had an older sibling with the disorder—a family history that put them at higher-than-usual risk of receiving the same diagnosis--the study found no higher rate of autism in those who got the MMR...

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