Concerns over the safety of vaccines have
led the FDA to recommend that vaccine makers stop using
Congressional hearings over
the possible connection between vaccines and autism proved inconclusive,
but the hearings did succeed in raising public awareness of the problem.
Litigation over mercury poisoning from vaccines began March 2001 with a
lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas.
Similar lawsuits have also
been filed including a class action lawsuit in Ontario, Canada on behalf
of children who developed autism after receiving vaccines preserved with
a mercury derivative.
is being gradually phased out of most vaccines.
However, it is too late for those children who have already been
Research is also being done on the
connection between MMR and autism, hepatitis and MS, and other adverse
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