This week, after news broke that New York City was experiencing its first measles outbreak in years linked to so-called “anti-vaxxers,” I published an infographic on my blog, Mommy Greenest, which broke down the numbers associated with vaccines. I prefaced it with these three facts:
In 2013, the Journal of Pediatrics found no connection between vaccines and autism.
In 2011, the Institute of Medicine found no connection between vaccines and autism.
In 2010, Andrew Wakefield, who first proposed the connection between vaccines and autism, was stripped of his medical license for fraud.
Source: Huffington Post Green