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Medical News & Perspectives
May 23/30, 2001

Congressional Autism Hearings Continue

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JAMA. 2001;285(20):2567-2569. doi:10.1001/jama.285.20.2567

Washington—Congressman Dan Burton (R, Ind) refuses to take "no" for an answer. At his latest congressional hearing looking into possible links between autism and childhood vaccines, Burton railed against panels of assembled scientists. At one point, he slammed down a recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report—which concluded there was no evidence that the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) leads to autism—and shouted, red-faced, "You don't know there's no link, do you? Do you?"

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