Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children
No evidence was found to investigate whether vitamin A can prevent blindness in children infected with measles.
Annually 500,000 children become blind worldwide, 75% of them living in low-income countries. Measles infection in children has been associated with vitamin A deficiency and blindness. This review aimed to assess whether vitamin A could prevent blindness in children infected with measles.
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