MMR vaccine policy is backed

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
  1. Hilary Bower
  1. London

    An expert group has backed vaccination with the combined measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine after a day long examination of controversial evidence claiming that vaccination is linked with bowel disease and autism.

    Professor John Pattison, chairman of the expert group, said: “There is no evidence whatsoever that would lead anyone to suggest a change in the current vaccination policy in the UK.”

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