Congenital Rubella Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevented by Rubella Vaccination

United States, 2001-2010

Brynn E Berger; Ann Marie Navar-Boggan; Saad B Omer


BMC Public Health. 2011;11 

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Our findings highlight the importance of rubella vaccination in prevention of CRS and resultant autism spectrum disorders. These findings should be incorporated into parental communication materials. Clinicians and public health professionals should continue to educate patients and the public about the benefits of rubella vaccination.


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