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The Sciences

Vaccines and Autism in the Chicago Tribune

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneySeptember 4, 2009 5:14 PM

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[I have not blogged in several weeks. It's a long story, involving marriage, a honeymoon, and a move. I think you'll all understand--and more on that later! But for now...] ...in my absence, there was tons of hoopla over this Los Angeles Times interview that I did, which mentioned why so many people are skeptical of vaccines, and singled out one online hub for them in particular--the Age of Autism website. For the whole saga, see Orac, here. Anyways, I imagine Age of Autism pounced on this because I mentioned the site by name in an interview printed in the Los Angeles Times. So, what will they think if....the Los Angeles Times interview is reprinted in the Chicago Tribune? Because it just was. And there may be more. For arguments on the substance of this issue, I refer everyone once again to Orac's great post, and also to my Discover feature story on vaccination from back in May. Meanwhile, I hope to resume regular posting shortly, though first I must get settled here at MIT....

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