Continuing Increases in Autism Reported to Californias Developmental Services System: Mercury in Retrograde

Published January 31, 2008 in Archives of General Psychiatry, Schechter, Grether

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) data do not show any recent decrease in autism in California despite the exclusion of more than trace levels of thimerosal from nearly all childhood vaccines. The DDS data do not support the hypothesis that exposure to thimerosal during childhood is a primary cause of autism.

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