Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 9th, 2004
Some parents and advocates believe that mercury and the mercury-based preservative thimerosal is linked to a nationwide rise in autism, hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder. They want the state to ban mercury and thimerosal from being included in childhood vaccines.
The House approved the legislation in March, but it failed to come to a vote in the Senate.
Rita Shreffler, of Nixa, believes the bill to be a major step toward making vaccines safer for children....
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