Misconceptions About Vaccines and Autism - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Misconceptions About Vaccines and Autism

  • Concerns about Autism
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) addresses concerns about autism and thimerosal.
  • Vaccine Concerns: Autism
    Immunization Action Coalition resources, websites, blogs, and journal articles with evidence showing vaccines are unrelated to autism.
  • Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism
    This report by the National Institute’s of Medicine (IOM) Immunization Safety Review Committee reviewed the evidence regarding the hypotheses that vaccines, specifically the MMR vaccine and thimerosal containing vaccines cause autism. After reviewing all the literature, the IOM found no causal relationship between MMR and autism or thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism.

Updated Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:01AM