Unvaccinated to fly red flags on homes as Samoa’s measles epidemic death toll rises to 60
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 (
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Five more deaths from measles have been recorded in Samoa, where the current death toll is 60, and ahead of a nationwide immunisation program.
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The measles epidemic in Samoa has prompted the prime minister to declare a two-day holiday in a bid to keep people indoors, as medical teams go door-to-door to vaccinate those still susceptible to the highly-contagious disease. Jayson Albano reports. Samoa attempts door-to-door fight against measles 02:14
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