CDC Confirms No Autism, Vaccine Link

Another study, this one from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has found no connection between vaccines and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This is the latest in a series of research studies that followed a highly controversial 1998 report in the British journal The Lancet, which alleged a causal link between vaccines and ASD.  That article was recanted in 2010.  More on the new CDC study from NBC News:

In the first six months of life, children receive as many as 19 vaccine doses of six different vaccines, and by the time they are 6 years old, a total of 25 doses from 10 vaccines.

In a 2011 survey, about a third of parents expressed concerns that their child received too many vaccines before age 2, and too many vaccines on a single day.

Previous studies have found no link between the number of vaccines a child receives and their risk of several neurological conditions (though these studies did not specifically consider autism).

The new study went a step further by looking at the link between a child’s total exposure to antigens — the proteins in vaccines that stimulate the body’s immune system — and his or her risk of autism.

The researchers looked at total antigen exposure rather than the total number of vaccines kids received because, at the root of parents’ concerns is the idea that “somehow they provide too much immunological stimulation, more so than a young child’s immune system can handle,” said study researcher Dr. Frank DeStefano, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (The sheer number of vaccines would not be as good a measure of immunological response because vaccines contain different numbers of antigens, and some protect against more than one disease, DeStefano said.)

DeStefano and colleagues analyzed information from about 250 children with autism and 750 children without autism, born between 1994 and 1999.

Children with autism were exposed to about same total number of antigens as children without autism at ages 3 months, 7 months and 2 years. There was also no difference between the two groups in terms of the total number of antigens they were exposed to on a single day.

“Parental concerns that their children are receiving too many vaccines in the first two years of life, or too many vaccines at a single doctor visit are not supported in terms of an increased risk of autism,” the researchers write in the March 29 issue of the Journal of Pediatrics.

Previous CDC research has shown that most U.S. children–as high as 95 percent–still receive vaccines on the recommended schedule.  In 2011, a study from the Institutes of Medicine also found no causal link between autism and vaccines.

Image: Baby receiving vaccine, via Shutterstock

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  1. by Lloyd Phillips

    On April 2, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    Antigens??? This is QUACKERY. The vaccine-induced inflammatory response that causes the documented cases of cerebral vasculitis, intra-cranial hypertension, damage to cerebral structures that can be duplicated time after time, plus cognitive and motor skill inhibition, comes from the ADJUVANT in a vaccine. Aluminum adjuvants have proven to be the most deadly.

    I could do tons of studies proving no link between cars and deaths due to auto accidents, but neglect to mention that I used only cars that had no engines, were inside garages, and were standing still.

    It’s not the antigens, it’s the vaccine adjuvants that have opened the Pandora’s Box, but combined with Recombinant DNA (rDNA), the combination has proven to be deadly. For example, the HPV16-L1 protein fragment, used in the Gardasil HPV vaccine, lacks both MY09 and MY11 CONSENSUS PRIMERS, which appear to have been replaced by mutations. The non-b conformal binding for this protein is made more complex by the fact that the aluminum adjuvant does NOT separate from the HPV16-L1 protein fragment, and both bind to the epithelial lining of blood vessels and organs in the brain, where they have been found by pathologists in tissue samples supplied by parents of formerly healthy teens, who are now unexpectedly deceased following their HPV Vaccination. As the MERCK television commercial states, they became ONE LESS girl on the face of the earth.

  2. by Jon

    On April 29, 2013 at 5:13 pm

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