Harvard: Autism rates epidemic in developed countries; lower in developing countries

The estimates of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the U.S. have continued to rise significantly, according to the Center for Disease Control. As of March 2013, the CDC estimates that one in every 50 school children are diagnosed with ASD—a 1.16% increase from the estimates revealed in 20121. Other post-industrial counties are experiencing a similar trend of rising ASD incidence rates—the UK reported in 2012 an increase of 56% of children with autism in the last five years2. While ASD is increasing globally overall, however, many developing countries are reporting significantly lower rates. In China, for example, it is estimated that 1.1 in every 1,000 children are diagnosed with autism3. Similarly low rates among other developing countries are causing many to question what exactly is responsible for the difference in rates of ASD among developed and developing countries. Read more…

VLA Comment:  “What exactly is responsible for the difference in rates of ASD among developed and developing countries?”  Duh…its the Vaccines!  Further in the article one reads that nearly every asinine possibility is considered  -except for “vaccines”. Never is the “V” word, mentioned by the establishment, despite the direct experience of nearly every parent of an Autistic child that it COULD BE THE VACCINES!  What a glaring omission.  They must think us stupid!

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