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        NOVA: Vaccines—Calling the Shots | Autism & Vaccines

        Explore the myth about a link between autism and vaccines in this video from NOVA: "Vaccines—Calling the Shots." The mother of a 16-year-old with autism describes her own personal journey to becoming an autism advocate and investigating the alleged connection between autism and the MMR vaccine. Numerous scientific studies have failed to find any evidence for a vaccine–autism link; the original 1998 study by Andrew Wakefield that had suggested a connection has been proven to be fraudulent and has since been retracted.

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