The Vaccine Mom Discusses Thimerosal in Vaccines
May 20, 2020
The Vaccine Mom, a molecular biologist and mother of two, explains:
- Why thimerosal, a preservative containing ethyl mercury, was added to some vaccines
- How ethylmercury differs from methylmercury (the kind found in tuna)
- What research shows about the safety of thimerosal in vaccines
- Vaccinate Your Family: Vaccine Research Studies
- Vaccinate Your Family: Questions and Answers about Vaccine Ingredients
- Vaccinate Your Family: Video FAQ: Is there mercury (thimerosal) in vaccines? Is that dangerous?
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention : Thimerosal in Vaccines
- Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Vaccine Ingredients – Thimerosal
- Shot of Prevention Blog: How Do We Know Vaccines Are Safe?
NOTE: A version of this content originally appeared in Vaccinate Your Family’s Immunization Alerts eNewsletter, sent out on Friday, August 13, 2021. Stay up to date on the latest vaccine news by subscribing here....
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