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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 Concept

Key Evidence: For every 6 children vaccinated against measles in a poor, largely rural community in South Africa, one additional grade of schooling was achieved.

Key Concept

Key Evidence: For every 6 children vaccinated against measles in a poor, largely rural community in South Africa, one additional grade of schooling was achieved.

Published In

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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