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Medicine: Autism and Vaccines #898294

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The legal ruling that vaccines contributed to autism symptoms in Hannah Poling† examined; details given of Representative Dave Weldon’s push for the government to develop ways to screen for children who might be susceptible to ill effects from vaccines. [Mother Terry POLING†- says her daughter was suddenly no longer there.] [WELDON – comments on the government’s position that there is no link between vaccines and autism.] [CDC Dr. Julie GERBERDING – denies this case has bearing to the majority of children with autism.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) The impact of this case discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl;
LaPook, Jon

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