Steven Kairys, M.D.

Dr. Kairys of K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital discusses autism and immunizations, which has become a recent topic in pediatric health news due to the recent retraction of the medical study mentioned below:

In 1998, Lancet published a paper by 12 authors, led by a gastroenterologist from London, Andrew Wakefield, M.D. that fueled much of the ensuing dialogue and parental fears about the side effects of immunization, in particular a link to autism.