Vaccines and Autism Timeline: How the Truth Unfolded

Vaccines and Autism Timeline: The Truth Unfolds

The idea that vaccines cause autism received yet another blow this week, with a new article in the British Journal of Medicine declaring the 1998 study by Andrew Wakefield, which originally found an autism-vaccine link, an "elaborate fraud."

MyHealthNewsDaily brings you a play-by-play look at the events that have unfolded over the years since the study that ignited the controversy.

Amanda Chan
Amanda Chan was a staff writer for Live Science Health. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.