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Today -- a new concern with faxing it.
How stupid do you think we are.
He and his then girlfriend Jenny McCarthy and lots of other people say vaccines cause autism.
What we're saying is that the number of vaccines given any ingredients.
Like -- -- Mercury.
He's there at the aluminum the into freeze -- need to be removed immediately.
After we saw the devastating impacts it took on our children.
This demonstration mothers held up pictures of their autistic children corporate influence has turned the vaccine program into more of a profit engine.
Then a means of prevention.
Our next guest is part of that corporate profit engine he invented a vaccine.
-- save millions of lives -- off its chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
You've written a book ought -- false profits.
What do you -- Well I mean that that there was a notion raised it's reasonable certainly to raise the notion that vaccines do cause autism.
The good news is that detestable question and waiting you tested if you look at children who get vaccines compare them to children who -- to see whether or not the incidence of autism is greater in the vaccinated group.
And study after study after study has shown very clearly conventionally that vaccines don't cause autism so it's -- to raise the question I think people have to believe the studies.
When they show that -- the question that the concern was -- -- it but to.
They won in every hundred children is diagnosed autistic why the increase.
In the mid 1990s we broadened the definition of of the disorder to include much more subtle signs a behavior and language and speech and communication so called autism spectrum disorder and it is remarkable to look at this graph from California and it shows the number.
Cases of ought to is an increasing and the cases of mental retardation.
Decreasing it it.
May have been -- what they used to call retardation.
They now call office.
You almost don't hear the term mental retardation anymore now you'll hear the term severe autism and on the other side.
Where you would have a good call that -- -- -- personality.
Disorder just some unusual person.
You know little hotter or.
You -- -- now we call that autism spectrum disorder I can certainly think -- have a couple kids -- -- -- -- sixth grade class who would have fallen under the category of autism spectrum disorder.
Bubble people weren't called that.
So what are we do now that it's not compatible with freedom to order everyone to get vaccinated.
It's necessary for public health.
Sure I think I think.
People need to understand that -- that a choice not to get a vaccine is is not a risk free choice it's just a choice to take a different risk and arguably far more serious risk I mean you're seeing as you mentioned at the top -- show.
They did there are now whooping cough outbreaks mean California is in the midst of the whooping cough outbreak this involve more than 6000 people.
Ten children have died that is the biggest outbreak of up about whooping cough in California since 1955.
-- 55 years ago.
Herd immunity your community immunity is breaking down and I think our children are suffering it.
And originally ought to isn't fear was Mercury in the vaccines so they took the Mercury out and that made no difference in the autism cases now they argue it's the aluminum.
It took to the credit of the academic and public health community we keep doing studies.
To try -- reassure people but they don't see as some people anyway I think many are -- but I think some aren't reassured and maybe the reason is as we don't have a clear cause of autism and and this is one it keeps getting trumpeted by as you said in your show celebrities -- -- people in the media.
-- I could make the argument that by eight studying it to death.
We're committing statistical murder because that money could have been used to research something more productive.
Couldn't agree more we have spent tens of millions of dollars one armed frankly this -- this is dead end hypothesis which is no doubt diverted funds away from former promising leads false thank you doctor Paul -- -- I really appreciate you speaking out about this because.
It's not often that people high in -- are willing to take that risk because of makes a lot of people.
Really hate used to important that you do.
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