VoICE Immunization Evidence: Educational Attainment

Key Idea

For every 6 children vaccinated with measles vaccine in a poor, largely rural community in South Africa, one additional grade of schooling was achieved.

Anekwe, T.D., Newell, M., Tanser, F., et al 2015. The causal effect of childhood measles vaccination on educational attainment: A mother fixed-effects study in rural South Africa. Vaccine. 33:5020-6.

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