Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure by Paul A. Offit, Paul Offit
English | September 29th, 2008 | ASIN: B0097CWJOM, ISBN: 0231146361 | 277 Pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB
A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccines was responsible for the disease. If mercury caused autism, they reasoned, eliminating it from a child's system should treat the disorder.