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Study finds no connection between MMR vaccine and autism

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.421-a (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:421
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    The results of a large new study in the journal Pediatrics show no relation between the combined vaccination against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) and the development of autism.

    In 2001, a panel of experts convened by the US Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC, rejected the contention that vaccination with MMR caused autism, on the basis of overall data at a population level. The panel did, however, encourage additional studies to …

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