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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJune 26th, 2009

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Title

Comprehensive Comparative Study of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Populations Act of 2009

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct or support a comprehensive study comparing total health outcomes, including risk of autism, in vaccinated populations in the United States with such outcomes in unvaccinated populations in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary

Comprehensive Comparative Study of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Populations Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to conduct a comprehensive study to: (1) compare total health outcomes, including the risk of autism, between vaccinated and unvaccinated U.S. populations; and (2) determine whether vaccines or vaccine components play a role in the development of autism spectrum or other neurological conditions. Requires the Secretary to seek to include in the study U.S. populations that have traditionally remained unvaccinated for religious or other reasons.