Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Travellers into Samoa Required to Show Proof of COVID-19 Test Results

As the number of cases world wide closes in on 150,000 and over 5,500 deaths as of 14 March, Samoa has announced that inbound...

Samoa’s First Suspected Case Returns Negative and Speaks Out

  A young woman and her mother who have been isolated at Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital since Tuesday night are tonight relieved to receive a...

Samoa’s Supected Covid-19 Case has been Named and Shamed While Awaiting...

The mother of the young woman in isolation as Samoa awaits test results for a suspected COVID-19 case has spoken out about the impacts...

Young Girl from Savaii Dies of Severe Complex Heart Condition

  Penina Sapu may have lived with an undiagnosed complex heart condition all her life; because treatment was never sought until she collapsed at home...

Samoa is COVID-19 FREE, Last 12 Samples Test Negative

The Samoa Prime Minister has announced that the last 12 specimens taken to New Zealand of suspected cases in Samoa have returned negative for...

Samoa Denies Entry to Chinese Nationals Arriving at Faleolo International Airport

Since Samoa's travel advisory was enforced last Friday, 13 inbound passengers, mostly Chinese nationals, have been turned away from Faleolo International Airport by health...

Many Babies Recovering Well from Measles at TTM Paediatric Ward

Amidst the heartache of families who have lost children and loved ones to the measles epidemic is also the good news of hope and...

Full Time Doctors Assigned to All District Hospitals in Samoa

  The government has responded to public requests for doctors to be available on a full time basis to district hospitals across Upolu and Savaii...

3 Week Old Baby Fighting Measles at Poutasi District Hospital

Camilla Elizabeth Laumatia is a 3-week old baby girl fighting the measles epidemic at the Poutasi District Hospital and her 24-year old mom remains...

NZ Medical Team Amazed by the Work of Local Doctors and...

The team leader of a New Zealand Medical Assistance Team (MAT) working out of Leulumoega District Hospital said they are amazed at the work...

Bail Denied for Men who Discharged Firearms and Threatened Villagers

Two men who were recently arrested by police after allegedly discharging firearms and threatening villagers at Faleatiu, appeared in Court before Justice Leiataualesa Daryl...