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Medicine / Vaccinations and Autism #188050

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 03, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Granite Bay, California: Jane Clayson) The fear that childhood vaccinations can lead to illness examined by looking at Granite Bay, California, where there is a high number of autistic children. [Parents Rick ROLLENS, Laura HAYES - say the problem is severe.] [Autism Research Institution Dr. Bernard RIMLAND - says the upsurge of cases of autism coincides with the onset of measles-rubella- mumps vaccines.] The opposition of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) and National Insts. of Health to the view that vaccines and autism are linked noted. [National Insts. of Health Dr. Marie BRISTOL-POWER - says there are different causes for autism.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Statistics on autism in the United States cited.

Reporter(s):
Clayson, Jane;
Newman, Kevin
Duration:
00:02:50

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