It is important to keep the significance of vaccines in context. Vaccines – even those containing thimerosal (mercury) and aluminium – are not the cause of Autism. These minerals have been likened to the trigger on the gun – they are the trigger but not the gun itself.
Research indicates that the unfortunate combination of genetic weakness and over-exposure to these minerals may be one cause of Autism.
Most parents will connect the onset of autistic regression in their child to a particular vaccination, but some children with diagnosed Autism have never been vaccinated!
In these cases we have to look for another possible cause, and much attention has been given to amalgam dental fillings, fish consumption (contaminated with mercury) the diet in general, and food additives in particular.