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Autism Speaks' Paul Wang Discusses Vaccine Safety in MSNBC Interview

Autism Speaks head of medical research addresses the recent flare up of concerns
October 09, 2014

Autism Speaks head of medical research addresses the recent flare up of concerns

(Oct 9, 2014) Today on MSNBC, Ronan Farrow interviewed developmental pediatrician Paul Wang, Autism Speaks’ head of medical research, on vaccine safety in the wake of a recent flare up of concerns that there is a link to autism. Dr. Wang explained misconceptions around the study that was associated with the controversy. 
 

New Meta-analysis Confirms: No Association between Vaccines and Autism

Analysis of 10 studies involving more than 1.2 million children reaffirms that vaccines don’t cause autism; MMR shot may actually decrease risk
May 19, 2014

A meta-analysis of ten studies involving more than 1.2 million children reaffirms that vaccines don’t cause autism. If anything, immunization was associated with decreased risk that children would develop autism, a possibility that’s strongest with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine.