Showing posts with label urban legends. Show all posts
Showing posts with label urban legends. Show all posts

Monday, August 8, 2016

Vaccinate your children!

I see that there are still many who believe in a report that was published and circulated in social media about the alleged links between vaccination and autism. This claim has been debunked many times and yet it persists. Here is one of the articles that clearly explain the circumstances behind the falsehood that was spread and has had a big impact on health particularly for children who have not had their vaccines and who now place other children at risk of disease and are at risk themselves. 

16 years ago, a doctor published a study. It was completely made up, and it made us all sicker.

Here is a graphic from the article that should also be very clear in terms of facts rather than unsubstantiated claims:

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