In 1953, health officials in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control told doctors to give children 16 doses of four vaccines by age six. In 1983, it was 23 doses of seven vaccines by age six. In 2013, it was 69 doses of 16 vaccines by age 18, with 50 doses given by age six. With infants and children in America getting four times as many vaccinations as their grandparents got, how healthy are they? Today, one child in six is learning disabled. In 1976, it was one child in 30. Today, one child in nine has asthma. In 1980, it was one child in 27. Today, one child in 50 develops autism. In the 1990s, it was one child in 555. Today, one child in 400 has diabetes. In 2001, it was one child in 500.
Is the Childhood Vaccine Schedule Safe? | Barbara Loe Fisher
Published October 26, 2017 | Best in Video