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Childhood vaccination and autism: Are they associated?

You have probably seen some news or heard someone mentioning that childhood vaccines cause autism. This myth emerged more than 20 years ago, and still circulates on social networks and creates a distrust of parents and guardians about the application of vaccines. In this video we will understand how this story began and if there is any scientific basis.

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SPENCER, Jeanne P.; TRONDSEN PAWLOWSKI, RUTH H.; THOMAS, Stephanie. Vaccine Adverse Events: Separating Myth from Reality. American family physician, v. 95, n. 12, 2017.

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