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: This content originally appeared in Vaccinate Your Family’s Immunization Alerts e-newsletter, sent March 31, 2021. You can sign up for future alerts on our website. April 9, 2021: An update was made to...
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