This article expressed concern that vaccine safety fears discouraged vaccination compliance and raised significant national and global public health concerns! The article revealed that no legitimate scientific evidence supports the claim that MMR vaccines cause autism.3 Thus, healthcare decisions that should be based on facts are instead based on faith and fear. The article predicted that trends in social behavior would not shift until 'judges [who] are the most powerful decision makers in the best position to shape the future both inside and outside the courtroom" began to resolve competing scientific claims. Finally, the article urged 'Judges who must decide the 5,000 pending civil cases against vaccine manufacturers [to] take a hard look at the quality of the scientific evidence.
Joelle A. Moreno,
It’s Just a Shot Away: MMR Vaccines and Autism and the End of the Daubertista Revolution
, 137 WM. Mitchell L. Rev. 1511
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