1. Headline
  1. Headline

Video: Vaccines and autism

NBC News
updated 2/24/2005 7:12:19 PM ET 2005-02-25T00:12:19

Throughout the past week, the networks of NBC News have featured segments about autism, the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the United States. With as many as one in every 166 children born with some form of the disorder, it's a topic that interests millions of Americans. Thousands of you contacted us suggesting we address the possible connection between autism and childhood vaccines. Click "launch" above to hear contrasting viewpoints from two medical professionals as well as a discussion of the issues between NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and chief science correspondent Robert Bazell.

© 2013 NBCNews.com  Reprints

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,

Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments

More on TODAY.com

  1. Only enough for one: Experimental serum used on US Ebola patient

    A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life — but there was only enough for one of the two infected workers.

    7/31/2014 4:20:32 PM +00:00 2014-07-31T16:20:32
  1. Courtesy of Steve Mason

    Parents plead forgiveness for late daughter's $200K student-loan debt

    7/31/2014 7:10:12 PM +00:00 2014-07-31T19:10:12
  1. Courtesy of Tyler Doss

    Watch therapy dog help boy move arm again after brain surgeries

    7/31/2014 8:45:48 PM +00:00 2014-07-31T20:45:48
  1. Jason Merritt / Getty Images

    Naked cake! See Christina Aguilera's raunchy baby shower cake

    7/31/2014 7:12:53 PM +00:00 2014-07-31T19:12:53