Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

Published August 25, 2011 in Reuters

After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes.The report, issued on Thursday by the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academies of Sciences, is the first comprehensive report on vaccine side effects since 1994.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/25/us-vaccines-idUSTRE77O4ZE20110825

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