Thanks to the highly effective MMR vaccine, measles has been considered “eliminated” from the U.S. since 2000. But an uptick in cases and recent outbreaks is raising alarm.
Mumps is rebounding in the United States. In response to a growing mumps problem, public health authorities recently updated measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine guidelines.
Few breakthroughs have been as beneficial as vaccines. So why is there so much misinformation out there about them? Don’t believe the myths.
Ongoing beliefs that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have persisted. However, ongoing research has shown no link between the vaccine and the disorder. Now, a large new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association finds the MMR vaccination has no association to the development of autism — even among children who … Read More