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Court says vaccine not to blame for autism

Posted in News by Skepdude on February 12, 2009

WASHINGTON – A special vaccine court ruled against parents with autistic children Thursday, saying that vaccines are not to blame for their children’s neurological disorder.

The judges in the cases said the evidence was overwhelmingly contrary to the parent’s claims — and backed years of science that found no risk.

“It was abundantly clear that petitioners’ theories of causation were speculative and unpersuasive,” the court concluded in one of a trio of cases ruled on Thursday.

But the court concluded that “the weight of scientific research and authority” was “simply more persuasive on nearly every point in contention.”

READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE AT “MSNBC.COM”

Skepdude is elated but holds no hopes that any of this will change the true believer’s minds. Of course the court would side with Big Pharma, they’re part of the conspiracy.

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