TITLE

The autism-vaccine connection

AUTHOR(S)
Reagan, Lisa
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Mothering;May/Jun2004, Issue 124, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There's been a setback in the fight to prove a link between autism spectrum disorders and childhood vaccines. Activists were hoping to postpone the meeting of the Institute of Medicine's Immunization Safety Review Committee to allow more time for the completion of ongoing independent research on the links between autism and childhood vaccines. However, the committee met on February 9, 2004, at the request of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, despite written pleas from U.S. Representative Dave Weldon, and the nonprofit advocacy group Safe Minds to postpone the meeting.
ACCESSION #
12930671

 

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