February 24, 2004

MMR

"The first MMR vaccination is given to children at around 13 months of age, with a booster dose given before they start school (usually between 3 and 5 years old)."
NHS Direct Online

"The age at which autism begins is unknown, but it is nearly always recognised that something is wrong before the age of 30 months, sometimes as early as 12 months."
NHS Direct Online

"Onset of behavioural symptoms was associated, by the parents, with measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination in eight of the 12 children, with measles infection in one child, and otitis media in another."
Wakefield et al. (1998)

Conclusion: Bad science Posted by Martin Sewell at February 24, 2004 11:54 PM | TrackBack