Amazon appears to take action on books promoting autism cures

Amazon has taken another stand on health misinformation.Image: Getty Images 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.  …