(Resource: A Population-Based Study of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism. New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 347:1477-1482)
In recent years, there has been a great deal of discussion and apprehension among parents because of the supposed link between the MMR vaccine and Autism. Some parents began to refuse the MMR vaccine or seek to get the shot as 3 separate measles, mumps and rubella shots instead of the single combination vaccine.