By: Beth Vaughan
As it turns out, it has taken the study of over 25 million children to even begin fixing the damage caused by one doctor’s publication in a medical journal. After years of controversy, immense worry from millions of parents, and several lawsuits later, it has been discovered that Dr. Andrew Wakefield may very well have made up the entire connection between autism and vaccines.
The diagram below paints a clear picture of the scientific facts about autism and vaccines – beginning with the spread of the very first rumor. Source: Upworthy.