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Online information on vaccines and Autism not always reliable, study shows

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(Frontiers) Google search results in several countries can provide unreliable information based on old, 'weak' scientific studies. Researchers analyzing the top 200 websites in a search for 'vaccines autism' found that 10 percent -24 percent had a negative stance on vaccines, which can potentially impact on public health. The approach of using search results to monitor information available could be a useful tool for identifying countries at greater risk of misinformation.

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