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Vaccines do not pose a danger to children.  They do not cause autism. Sure, there is always a slight risk of an allergic reaction or other complication. But the risk of serious allergic reaction to the measles vaccine, according to the CDC, is less than 1 in a million.

It is worth pointing out that 12 out of 10,000 people who take an aspirin are at risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, or bleeding in the brain. People who regularly take too much Tylenol are the largest group of people hospitalized for acute liver failure. And, on average, one person in the United States dies every year from water intoxication. And yet, no armies have formed against aspirin, Tylenol or water.

~Dr Sanjay Gupta

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