(AP) — Amazon has removed books from its website that promoted “cures” for autism, the latest major company to try to limit the amount of misinformation related to autism and the bogus notion that it’s caused by vaccines.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, only medications that can help some function better. It also says there is no link between vaccines and autism.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Charged In 2 Carjackings In Chicago's Douglas Neighborhood
An Amazon.com Inc. spokeswoman confirmed the books were no longer available, but did not answer any additional questions.READ MORE: Larry Scott, 32 Charged In May 1 Murder Of Travis Willis In West Pullman
Last week, Facebook announced it would hide groups that spread misinformation about vaccines causing autism from search results. It also plans to reject similar ads.MORE NEWS: While Learning Remotely, Northwest Suburban Band Class Project Spanned The Country
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