Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Director's Comments: Thimerosal Safety

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on thimerosal safety. The transcript is also available.

A comprehensive study failed to find links between vaccines containing thimerosal and subsequent neurological or psychological problems among children, ages 7-10. The study, coupled with two adjoining articles published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides new research as well as differing perspectives about the legal and social impact of parental concerns about thimerosal. However, the new findings do not address if thimerosal and autism are clinically linked...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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