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Return On Investments In Childhood Vaccines Can Be High In LMICs, Study Shows

Quartz: A new study confirms that spending $1 on childhood vaccines can save $44 in future savings, in poor countries
“…This month in Health Affairs, a team of U.S. public health and data specialists calculated the costs and economic benefits associated with distributing childhood vaccines for diseases in 94 low- and middle-income countries. The study, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and advocacy group Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, considered 10 different antigens, including measles, rubella, human papillomavirus, and rotavirus…” (Garza, 2/11).

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