Vaccines

Vaccines and Autism

Many studies have examined possible links between vaccination and increased prevalence of autism. This research has paid particular attention to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, vaccines containing thimerosal and the total number of vaccin... More...

Study Addresses ‘Too Many Too Soon?’ Vaccine Concerns

Today, the Journal of Pediatrics published th... More...

IOM Reports on Vaccines and Autism

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies has issued its latest report examining whether vaccines, specifically the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine and those containing the preservative, ... More...

IOM Reports on Vaccines and Autism

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies has issued its latest report examining whether vaccines, specifically the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine and those containing the preservative, ... More...

CDC Website on Vaccines & Autism

The website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently added useful information regarding thimerosal and vaccines and how they relate to autism, including many common questions about ... More...

Federal Claims Court Continues Hearings in Case Against Vaccines

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims is now hearing the first test case alleging that children have contracted autism as a result of vaccines. The hearings, which are focused on claims from among more than 4,800 filed against the federal government du... More...

Case Against Vaccines goes to U.S. Court of Federal Claims

On Monday, June 11, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims will hear the first test case from among more than 4,800 claims filed against the federal government during the past six years alleging that children have contracte... More...

Letting His Lapel Spread the Word About His Cause

An article in the The New York Times on March 18 features Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr, who says "I'm not a famous person, but my lapel pin makes me feel like one," and describes his encounters with people he meets whi... More...

Government Concedes Vaccine Injury Case

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press

IACC Discusses 2008 NIH Strategic Plan for Autism Research

Washington, DC (February 6, 2009) - The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) addressed the removal of two objectives on vaccine safety research that were withdrawn from a National Instit... More...

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