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Written and Illustrated by Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham
Animated by Jorge Cham and Meg Rosenburg
Narrative by Meg Rosenburg
Comic originally published in Scientific American Mind

Recommendations:

Richard A. Stein. (2011) Vaccination: A Public Health Intervention That Altered History & Is Changing with History. The American Biology Instructor 73:9, 513-519 (abstract).

Poland and Jacobson, "The Age Old Resist the Antivaccinationists",.

G. A. Poland. (2011) MMR Vaccine and Autism: Vaccine Nihilism and Postmodern Science. Mayo Clinic Procedures 86:9, 869-871.

Dobson, R (2003). Media misguided the public over the MMR vaccine. BMJ. 326( 7399): 1107.

Uno Y, Uchiyama T, Kurosawa M, Aleksic B, Ozaki N. (2012) The combined measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines and the overall variety of vaccines are not connected with development of autism spectrum disorder: the very first case-control study in Asia. Vaccine. 30( 28):4292 -8.

Fleck, F. (2004) MMR Controversy raises concerns over publication principles. Bulletin of the World Health company 82 (4): 311-12.

Ahearn, WH (2010). What Every Behavior Analyst Ought to Understand about the "MMR Causes Autism" Hypothesis. Behav Anal Pract. Spring; 3( 1): 46– 50.

Perry, DM (2013). Destabilizing the Jenny McCarthy public health industrial complex. The Atlantic, July 11 2013.

Williams, ME (2011) Jenny McCarthy's autism fight grows more misdirected.

Institute of Medication (US) Immunization Safety Review Committee (2004). Immunization Safety Evaluation: Vaccines and Autism. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (United States).

List of 25 research studies failing to support MMR/autism link.

Hyman, SL (2013) New DSM-5 consists of modifications to autism criteria. American Academy of Pediatrics News.

Deer, B. (2011) How the case against the MMR vaccine was fixed.
BMJ 342: c5347.

Deer, B. Exposed: Andrew Wakefield.
and the MMR-autism scams.

Should you get Vaccinated?

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Should you get vaccinated? Find out how vaccines work to protect the population and what can happen when celebrities get in the way of Science.
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Written and Illustrated by Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham
Animated by Jorge Cham and Meg Rosenburg
Narration by Meg Rosenburg
Comic originally published in Scientific American Mind

References:

Richard A. Stein. (2011) Vaccination: A Public Health Intervention That Changed History & Is Changing with History. The American Biology Teacher 73:9, 513-519 http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.3 (abstract)

Poland and Jacobson, "The Age Old Struggle against the Antivaccinationists", http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1010594

G. A. Poland. (2011) MMR Vaccine and Autism: Vaccine Nihilism and Postmodern Science. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 86:9, 869-871 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257990/

Dobson, R (2003). Media misled the public over the MMR vaccine. BMJ. 326(7399): 1107. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1150987/

Uno Y, Uchiyama T, Kurosawa M, Aleksic B, Ozaki N. (2012) The combined measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines and the total number of vaccines are not associated with development of autism spectrum disorder: the first case-control study in Asia. Vaccine. 30(28):4292-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22521285

Fleck, F. (2004) MMR Controversy raises questions over publication ethics. Bulletin of the World Health organization 82 (4): 311-12. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2585965/pdf/15296362.pdf

Ahearn,WH (2010).What Every Behavior Analyst Should Know About the "MMR Causes Autism" Hypothesis. Behav Anal Pract. Spring; 3(1): 46--50. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004684/

Perry, DM (2013). Destabilizing the Jenny McCarthy public health industrial complex. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/07/destabilizing-the-jenny-mccarthy-public-health-industrial-complex/277695/ The Atlantic, July 11 2013.

Williams, ME (2011) Jenny McCarthy's autism fight grows more misguided. http://www.salon.com/2011/01/06/jenny_mccarthy_autism_debate/

Institute of Medicine (US) Immunization Safety Review Committee (2004). Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK25344/

List of 25 studies failing to support MMR/autism link. http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4026.pdf

Hyman, SL (2013) New DSM-5 includes changes to autism criteria. American Academy of Pediatrics News. http://aapnews.aappublications.org/content/early/2013/06/04/aapnews.20130604-1

Deer, B. (2011) How the case against the MMR vaccine was fixed
BMJ 342:c5347 http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.c5347.full

Deer, B. Exposed: Andrew Wakefield
and the MMR-autism fraud. http://briandeer.com/mmr/lancet-summary.htm

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