Thimerosal and the Occurrence of Autism: Negative Ecological Evidence from Danish Population-Based Data

Madsen et al. Pediatrics

It has been suggested that thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative in vaccines, is a risk factor for the development of autism. The authors examined whether discontinuing the use of thimerosal-containing vaccines in Denmark led to a decrease in the incidence of autism.

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