Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation - What about autism? Fact sheetSource: National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) - Australia
This fact sheet explains how we know vaccination does not cause autism and where the misunderstanding came from.
Many large studies have found vaccines do not cause autism. References and links to further reading are included.
This fact sheet provides information about:
- how we know vaccination does not cause autism
- that why some children develop autism is still not understood
- where the misunderstanding that vaccination causes autism came from.
The fact sheet was developed to help doctors and nurses to answer parents' questions about vaccinations.