With the recent outbreak of measles in America, the time for ignoring vaccinations is over. Studies have shown that 99% of times a correctly given vaccination can result in immunity to a specific disease. Recently, however, many parents have been deciding to avoid vaccinating their children for the sake of cost or fear in adverse side effects. Fears about vaccinations stem from a now debunked study that claimed to show a link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and autism. Within the past two decades, it has been made clear via extensive research that vaccines do not cause autism. In order to encourage the community to vaccinate, please review the following links to articles on vaccination and autism.