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HPV campaigner Katie Couric compared to autism vaccine campaigner Jenny McCarthy by The Washington Times

A journalist for the Washington Times has blasted claims by celebrity Katie Couric that HPV or Human Pappilloma Virus vaccinations are causing more deaths than anticipated in the US by comparing her to vitriolic anti vaccine autism campaigner Jenny McCarthy....
New study further diminishes link between MMR and autism
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New study further diminishes link between MMR and autism

Some parents still refuse to immunise their children with the MMR vaccine although there is little medical evidence to substantiate a link between the vaccine and autism. A study which has analysed 20,000 reports published between 2010 and 2013 has determined...
Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks
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Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks

Robert Kennedy Jr has once again inflamed the Thimerosal vaccination debate by threatening to publish his book "Thimerosal: Let the Science speak" which contains information he claims the CDC is hiding from the American public. It's not the first time K...
Male brain and the role of testosterone and thimerosal in autism – an opinion
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Male brain and the role of testosterone and thimerosal in autism – an opinion

Editor's Note: Occasionally at Autism Daily Newscast we receive emails which pose interesting questions. One such email was received last week by Tony Bateson, in response to an article we published regarding Robert F Kennedy Jr's as yet unpublished book about...
Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?
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Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?

The big news last Thursday was the statement release in response to the measles outbreak in the US by Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, which finally stated that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. "Over the last two de...
Kristin Cavallari decides against vaccination due to fear of autism
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Kristin Cavallari decides against vaccination due to fear of autism

Kristin Cavallari, star of The Hills and wife of Chicago Bears football player Joe Cutler has openly declared she will not be vaccinating her children due to fear of autism. In an interview with Lisa Kennedy of Fox Business News on March 13, Ms Cavallar...
Mercury in Autism Vaccines – the debate hots up once more
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Mercury in Autism Vaccines – the debate hots up once more

Every so often, the media debate on the use of Mercury in vaccines and the tenuous link between the vaccines and autism hots up in the media. This particular flare was caused by the CDC (centre for disease control)  itself which published a white paper on J...