Autism and infection/immunization episodes in Japan.

  title={Autism and infection/immunization episodes in Japan.},
  author={Hideyuki Takahashi and Satoru Arai and Keiko Tanaka-Taya and Nobuhiko Okabe},
  journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={54 2},
SaSOPuOニ!u rubella (MMR) vaccinatiPn in autism has been raised (1-3)・ The MMR vaccine was lntrOduced in 1989 in Japan. The vaccination program was unsuccessful on account of the higher incidence of the associated aseptlC menlngltlS, and, in 1 993, the Ministry of Health and Welfare dissuaded continuation ofMMR vaccination (10)・ In 198911992, 2・2 million doses of MMR vacclne and 3.0 million doses ofmonovalent measles vaccine (MMV) were distributed in Japan ( 1 I). The sale ofMMR and MMV vaccines… CONTINUE READING
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