Amazon removes books promoting misinformation on autism cures

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Amazon has reportedly pulled books relating to autism cures and anti-vaccination misinformation.

As reported by NBC News, the titles Healing the Symptoms Known as Autism and Fight Autism and Win are no longer available on its marketplace.

SEE ALSO: Amazon pulls anti-vaccination documentaries from Prime Video

Accessing either of those titles turns a "page not found" on Amazon's website, but it's unclear if it's part of a crackdown on books which promote health misinformation. Last week, Amazon pulled anti-vaccination documentaries from Prime Video.

The removal of these books followed a Wired report which highlighted how the site is rife with books promoting scientifically unproven and potentially dangerous treatments for autism.  Read more...

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