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The causal effect of childhood measles vaccination on educational attainment: A mother fixed-effects study in rural South Africa

Authored by: Anekwe, T.D., Newell, M., Tanser, F., et al

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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.

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.

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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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