Dr. Jon Poling and his wife Terry have responded to Dr. Paul Offit's op-ed in the NYT.
Re “Inoculated Against Facts,” by Paul A. Offit (Op-Ed, March 31): Our daughter, Hannah, developed normally until receiving nine vaccines at once. She immediately developed a fever and encephalopathy, deteriorating into what was diagnosed, based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or D.S.M. IV, as autism.
The federal government, not an “unusual court,” made the concession. The decision wasn’t “careless,” as your subheading called it. It was based on a thorough review of Hannah’s records by Health and Human Services doctors.
Read the full letter HERE.