Court to Determine if Vaccines Cause Autism

excerpt: A major court proceeding has begun in Washington, D.C., for thousands of parents who claim their children's autism was triggered by vaccines. The hearing is over the alleged connection, on which WND has reported, between a mercury-based vaccine preservative called thimerosal and the radical upswing in the number of autism cases in the U.S. If the 4,800 families with claims pending prevail, they would be entitled to compensation from a multi-billion dollar trust fund that has been set up.

The hearing in the federal court system is before three "special masters" and expected to run through the end of June.

Regardless of the trial's outcome, an author of a book on the subject says there are some real precautionary actions concerned parents can take.

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