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Genetic Disorders, Vaccines, and the Power of Coincidence

Posted on Thu, Feb 02, 2012 @ 06:00 AM

There was a very interesting article in the Washington Post recently in their Medical Mysteries series. It described a little girl who began having seizures when she was 6 months old, and continued to have them, along with quite a few other developmental issues. Her parents believed that, because the first seizure happened three days after a vaccination, that the vaccine caused her disorder. Most of you probably know that there are people who believe that vaccines cause some diseases, especially autism. This has been widely discredited and no trustworthy scientist I know believes the connection is true.

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Tags: vaccines, vaccinations, Dravet syndrome, DNA mutation, spontaneous DNA mutation


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