VoICE Immunization Evidence: Educational Attainment
Survivors of potentially vaccine-preventable tuberculous meningitis have a high school failure rate.
Key Evidence: Children in Western Cape, South Africa who were well enough to attend school after surviving tuberculosis meningitis, more than half had failed at least one school grade.
Krauss-Mars, A.H., and Lachman, P.I. 1992. Social factors associated with tuberculosis meningitis. South African Medical Journal. 81(1):16-9.