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  • A week later on February 24, the media reported that the same court ruled that the MMR vaccine caused a brain inflammation in Bailey Banks, who later developed pervasive development disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) in July 2007.
  • Among the latest of these is one funded by the CDC and the National Institute of Health, published on September 4, 2008, stating that the results provide strong evidence against any association between MMR exposure and autism.
  • NIH also notes that there is no confirmed connection between autism and the MMR vaccine, and it indicates that occurrences of deafness, long term seizures and brain damage are so rare that these side effects are questionable.
  • Yet, when Dr. Andrew Wakefield published a 1998 study in the British medical journal The Lancet that suggested a link between MMR vaccines and autism, parents around the world began to question the safety of the MMR vaccine.
  • On February 12, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Office of Special Masters found that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine did not cause autism in Michelle Cedillo, Colton Snyder and William Yates Hazelhurst.