Younger Kids Less Likely To Be Vaccinated When Older Sibling Is Autistic
"Autism and vaccines continue to be linked in the minds of some, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary," said Gena Glickman, a researcher at UC San Diego.
San Diego Study: California Kids With An Autistic Older Sibling Are Less Likely To Be Vaccinated
San Diego researchers are out with a new study that finds California kids are less likely to be vaccinated if they have an older sibling with autism. Published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine, the analysis of more than 200 Southern California families reveals that only 83 percent of infants with an autistic older sibling are vaccinated, compared with 97 percent of infants in general. (Wagner, 9/14)