Blockbuster: CDC quietly removes website headline that claimed “Vaccines do not cause autism”

After a court challenge questioning the scientific support behind the claim that “vaccines do not cause autism,” the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has removed that headline from its website. The blockbuster change was made quietly last August, and went largely unnoticed, with no public announcement. The CDC Vaccine-Autism page goes on to state in many different ways that parents should not be concerned about vaccines and autism, and “there is no link,” while at the same time acknowledging a link cannot be ruled out. In a Question and Answer post, CDC says “more research is needed” on the question as to whether vaccines can trigger autism in children with “mitochondrial disorders.” Scientists say many people have mitochondrial disorders but do not know it. More research is needed to determine if there are rare cases where underlying mitochondrial disorders are triggered by anything related to vaccines. According to CDC, mitochondria are like tiny power houses of almost all cells…