It’s important to have the facts as you make health decisions for yourself and your family. Here you’ll find trustworthy, science-based resources and information vetted by practicing physicians and public health professionals on the safety and effectiveness of immunizations.
Below are just a fraction of the scientific and academic studies and reports on vaccines from the past 20 years. Reading such studies can be difficult. However, the abstracts and conclusions can be helpful in understanding the basis of the studies and what outcomes were determined.
Association Between Estimated Cumulative Vaccine Antigen Exposure Through the First 23 Months of Life and Non–Vaccine-Targeted Infections From 24 Through 47 Months of Age – The Journal of the American Medical Association (March 2018)
Absence of Detectable Measles Virus Genome Sequence in Blood of Autistic Children Who Have Had Their MMR Vaccination During the Routine Childhood Immunization Cchedule of UK – Journal of Medical Virology (March 2006)
Thimerosal Exposure in Infants and Developmental Disorders: A Retrospective Cohort Study in the United Kingdom Does Not Support a Causal Association – Pediatrics: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (September 2004)
Safety of Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines: A Two-Phased Study of Computerized Health Maintenance Organization Databases – Pediatrics: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (November 2003)
Risk of Serious Acute Neurological Illness After Immunization With Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine: A Population-Based Case-Control Study – The Journal of the American Medical Association (January 1994)