TITLE

MMR Vaccine and Autism: Vaccine Nihilism and Postmodern Science

AUTHOR(S)
POLAND, GREGORY A.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2011, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p869
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the misconception created in the mind of public regarding the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. The author states that there is no credible scientific evidence that the MMR vaccine causes autism and offers information on the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). The author notes the role of the media in creating confusion among the public and states that there must be responsible reporting of information.
ACCESSION #
65538141

 

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