These are must read/sees. This is the first page of Darryl Cunningham’s comic on evolution. Read the rest here.
At Pharyngula, biologist PZ Myers has posted about autism. He says:
[Autism Spectrum Disorder] isn’t simple, it’s not one disease, it doesn’t have one cause, and vaccines are definitely not the cause: if there’s one thing the research has done, it’s to thoroughly rule out the idea that giving kids shots at an early age causes autism. What we’re actually discovering more and more is that ASD can be traced to genetic variation.
Go read the entire post here.
The LA Times published an article about vaccines today written by Pamela Nguyen. You can read the article here. From the article:
Diseases such as measles and mumps are creeping back as well-meaning parents, wary of an unproven link to autism, refuse vaccines for their children, exposing them and others to a proven risk.
PZ Myers commented on the article here.
Also, reader Liz Ditz updated us on a blog that responded to the Dateline Episode I posted about here.
Kim Wombles is a good source — she’s been following Wakefield for years.
I thought it was a bit confusing and Kim reminded me of why — a lot of the footage was repeated from last year’s admiring interview with Wakefield.
Now of course, not so admiring.
All of this information is worth taking a look at.