Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lolo | 2008/09/19

Q.

MMR &  Autism

Is it true that recent studies have shown that side effects of the MMR vaccine could lead to Autism??
- where could i read up more about this?? My husband is dead against the vaccine (since there is a risk of autism) - not sure what to do... my boy is 10monts...so still have a bit of time to decide...

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is absolutely no link between the MMR vaccine and autism. It is a myth which has been disproved in several important studies.

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