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Medicine: Autism & Vaccines / Hendren Interview #750015

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 04, 2004
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Holly Firfer) A retraction by authors of a controversial 1998 study published in "The Lancet" that suggested a link between autism & a childhood vaccine for measles, mumps & rubella examined; details given of the consequences of the initial study. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - says there is no evidence to support the link.] [Parent Laurie LAIRD†- expresses anger because of her daughter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with University of California at Davis Mind Inst. director Dr. Robert Hendren about whether you can "unring the bell." [From Sacramento, HENDREN†- describes the study of 12 children with autism that suggested a causal link that led to people in Britain to stop getting the childhood vaccine; comments on the issue of the money given to the study's lead researcher to continue the findings.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Firfer, Holly

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