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Children who had meningitis are more likely fail exams

11th April 2007

Research has revealed that about 25% fail to pass any GCSE's above grade C. compared with just 6% of children who have not suffered the infection. The study, published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, was based on the GCSE exam results of 750 16 year olds in England and Wales. The authors of the study was led by John de Louvois from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.

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