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Experts question latest MMR research

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7360.354/a (Published 17 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:354
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A new US study proposing a link between the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism in children could further inflame the controversy surrounding MMR vaccination in Britain.

    The research, led by Vijendra Singh, professor of immunology research at Utah State University,was prominently covered in the Daily Mail and other British media on 9 August but received a frosty response from most British experts.

    The researchers examined blood samples from 125 autistic children and 92 …

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