Sunday, March 02, 2008

More parents seek to avoid vaccines for their children

SECOND THOUGHTS Jaime Polatsek, of Trumbull, Conn., stopped allowing vaccinations for her children, Coby and Sophie, after Sophie was found to have autism.
More families are seeking exemptions from required vaccinations for their children, even after scientists and health experts have confirmed that vaccines do not cause autism. Some parents believe vaccinations should be a "personal choice," but a health expert said that the national schedule for vaccinations should still be followed because the benefits outweigh the risks. The New York Times

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