Trump's Twitter tirade blames vaccines for autism increase

Donald Trump has once again pushed a debunked link between vaccines and autism, this time weighing in after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report indicating that the number of children in America with the disorder has jumped from 1 in 88 two years ago to 1 in 68. "Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, doesn't feel good and changes - AUTISM. Many such cases!" the real estate tycoon tweeted Thursday. As CNN.com notes, a study published last year in the Journal of Pediatrics found no tie between autism and the number of vaccines administered to a child in one day or during the first two years of the current vaccine schedule. More

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