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Increased risk of developmental neurologic impairment after high exposure to thimerosal-containing vaccine in first month of life
Published: 2000

Infants receiving mercury-containing vaccines developed speech disorders, sleep disorders and autism, according to CDC scientists.


Verstraeten TM, Davies R, Gu D, DeStefano F. Proceedings of the Epidemic Intelligence Service Annual Conference, April 2000.


“This analysis suggests that high exposure to ethylmercury from thimerosal-containing vaccines in the first month of life increases the risk of subsequent development of neurologic development impairment.”

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