Study finds no connection between MMR vaccine and autismBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.421-a (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:421
- Scott Gottlieb
- 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 …