Samoa extends measles state of emergency

Samoa extends measles state of emergency

Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people. The state of emergency has been extended to Dec. 29 with 5,154 cases of measles now reported since the outbreak. Also, New Zealand announced NZ$1 million ($640,700) to help combat measles in the Pacific.

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Takoda Ackerley
Takoda Ackerley 4 months

How this can happen in the modern world, where we have medicine to combat these diseases, is ridiculous.

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