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Science is not a democracy
Ross argues that the court system is the last place we should look to test claims that childhood autism is caused by vaccines containing thimerosala purported link that has generated a tidal wave of litigation but which has been debunked by numerous scientific studies in recent years.
Scientists years ago dismissed the alleged causal link between childhood vaccinations and autism. But a large and vocal group of advocates are nonetheless convinced there is a causeandeffect relationship. For them and their lawyers, science is irrelevant. Their last hope for vindication: a court of law that they hope might establishlegally, not scientificallythat vaccines do indeed pose a risk of autism and other ailments.
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