The Controversy Between Vaccinations And Autism

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Over the last couple of years, there has been a raging debate over the controversy of vaccinations causing autism. Throughout the 1980s, autism sky rocketed with unnatural signs. Many children were developing normally, until the age of 18 months. As signs of autism started showing, more rapidly. Numerous parents, began to find reasons to blame the government, as rumors spread worldwide about the association of vaccines to autism. Researchers started to contribute their theories to the controversy; connecting the dots between vaccinations and autism. As countless vaccinations are administered during the first 18 month of a child’s life. Due to the autism scare, children vaccinations have decline promptly. Which is a shame because vaccines are …show more content…
Andrew Wakefield’s made convictions which described 12 children showing signs of autism, after being vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella. During the uproar of the controversy, Brain Deer a medical journalist uncovered the scientific forgery of Andrew Wakefield’s research paper. According to Brain Deer’s investigate against the claim of Wakefield’s accusation, he disclosed “Wakefield had been secretly pay rolled to create evidence against the MMR-vaccine shot and while planning extraordinary business scheme meant to profit from the scared, he had concealed, misreported and changed information about the children to rig results published in the journal.” Although, Andrew Wakefield’s research paper on vaccinations and autism, exposed as a scientific fraud. Obviously, proving his research study to be rejected and his medical license to be revoked, but he flourish in introducing terror, panic and distrust into millions of …show more content…
Jenny McCarthy is only going on assumptions of a superstition or bias claim to her argument. (Velasquez) McCarthy is creating a hypothesis from a parent’s prejudice without the actual scientific aspect to support her statements. According to Lees Sanders, MD, MPH, Associate professor of pediatrics, “there’s a lot of emotions around the issue of autism now. It engenders a lot of fear in parents and clinicians alike.” As parents fret over the lives and health of their children, I would understand their concerns and fears. However, people should consider all the facts, source and results before getting consumed in their bias hypothesis. There are a lot of fear revolving around the autism issue, which needs to be looked at carefully with the right scientific assessment, not only on bias judgements out of

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