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2009-10-09 10:30:00

A new article recently published in the Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing explored vaccination history, vaccine safety monitoring systems in the US, and the two most publicized theoretical vaccine-related exposures associated with autism – the vaccine preservative thimerosal and the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

2009-10-01 16:12:00

Same preservative used in H1N1 Shots Puts Children at Risk for Brainstem Injury NIXA, Mo., Oct.

2009-02-12 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Every Child By Two: The U.S. Court of Federal Claims today exonerated vaccines in the debate over the causes of autism.

2009-02-12 14:05:00

A US court ruled against the families in three cases that had blamed routine vaccinations for their children’s autism.

2009-01-26 15:25:00

In a new study, researchers have reported that the mercury-based preservative thimerosal appears to be safe for use in children.

2008-10-16 09:00:43

CSL Biotherapies, a subsidiary of one of the world's leading manufacturers of influenza vaccine, today announced an innovative online quick-ship ordering system, enabling healthcare providers and other purchasers to buy CSL Biotherapies' thimerosal-free flu vaccine for adults directly from the company.

2008-03-06 12:20:00

Government health officials ruled that a Georgia girl should receive compensation from a federal vaccine-injury fund due to damage caused by a vaccine.

2008-01-31 00:00:00

A recent study which will be published in February’s edition of the journal Pediatrics proves that the form of mercury in vaccination preservatives can not be linked to autism, though some advocacy groups argue otherwise.

2008-01-08 18:07:38

Thimerosal, a Mercury-based preservative once used in routine childhood vaccines, may not be a cause of autism as previously believed.

2005-07-19 17:29:19

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal health officials affirmed the safety of vaccines on Tuesday in an unusual news conference called to counter a growing movement alleging that vaccines can cause autism.

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