Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated, study finds

Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated, study finds

Numerous scientific studies report no association between vaccines and autism Both genetic and environmental factors play a role in causing autism, researchers say (CNN)Children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research finds. And the same is true of their younger sisters and brothers. "This study is showing that children with autism and their younger siblings might be at greater risk of vaccine-preventable diseases," said Ousseny Zerbo, lead author of the study and a postdoctoral fellow with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. The study was published...

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