This infographic by Healthcare Management Degree Guide illustrates the scientific facts about autism and vaccines. The infographic explains how a faulty study conducted in 1998 initiated the rumors of a correlation between vaccinations and autism. It explains that upon further investigation, more rigorous and credible studies found that there was no link between the two. In fact, the doctor who conducted the original study eventually released a statement refuting his original claim of a link, as the infographic states. It also details how many people continue to believe in a link between autism and vaccines, and the consequences of children being unvaccinated. These consequences include an increase in cases of diseases such as measles which had previously been declared eradicated in 2000. Finally, the infographic offers some conclusions, providing statistical and scientific data on the importance of vaccines.
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