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Vaccines & Autism

Vaccines & Autism

Questions about vaccines and autism?

If you have patients who are questioning vaccines, there are many reliable websites for them.  The following are great sites which provide information on vaccines and the link to autism:

American Academy of Paediatrics

Canadian Paediatric Society

Caring for Kids: Vaccine Safety

Centre for Disease Control – Concerns about Autism

Health Canada: Misconceptions about Vaccine Safety

Immunize Canada: Immunization Facts

Immunize Canada: Autism

Public Health Agency of Canada: Frequently Asked Questions

Public Health Agency of Canada: Fact and Fiction

World Health Organization: MMR and Autism


For more information, contact or refer to patients to the Vaccine Preventable Disease program nurses at Public Health at (705) 743-1000.

Last modified on Oct 22, 2013