No link between autism and MMR in high-risk kids

The retrospective cohort study of 95,000 US children is the latest in a long line of research to debunk the association, which has been pushed by anti-vaccination groups since the publication of now discredited research by gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield.

While a substantial body of research published over the past 15 years already shows no link between the MMR vaccine and autism, the current study investigates for the first time if children already at higher genetic risk for developing autism were any more likely to develop the condition if they had received the

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