There has been a lot of controversy since 1999 regarding the MMR vaccine and an alleged link to autism. Fortunately, the best studies have shown no relation, and now again there is a new study to corroborate this. It’s a UK NHS study which found the same rate of autism among adults as in children. If the MMR vaccine were to cause autism, then the study would expect a higher rate among children, but this was not found.
“The findings do not support suggestions of a link between the MMR vaccine and the development of this condition.”
A Department of Health spokesperson said: “There is no credible evidence to support the link between the MMR vaccine and autism.
“MMR vaccine has been used extensively and safely around the world for over 30 years and is the best way of protecting your child against measles, mumps and rubella.”
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