POPSUGAR Moms Autism Measles Infections Up Due to Autism Fears by Moms 8/22/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Click to ReadMeasles Infections Up Due to Autism Fears Authorities (other than Amanda Peet) are blaming parents' fear of autism for a recent surge in measles. The rate of measle infections this year beats every other year since 1996. Read More Autism POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Stay sane and savvy with our daily newsletter Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.