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Travellers to American Samoa Need Proof of Measles Immunisation

The American Samoa Government, (ASG) will only allow travellers from Samoa into the territory if they produce a Letter of Confirmation from the Ministry...

Immunisation Team Working Round the Clock Since Measles Outbreak

RN Koreti Aiono leads Team 1 of the Ministry of Health's Expanded Program for Immunisation (EPI), a nurse-led program who go out daily to...

Samoa Must Declare a State of Health Emergency for Urgent Nation-Wide...

Samoa's immunization rate before the outbreak was as low as 10% and 75,000 children need to be immunized according to public health medical practitioners. Speaking...

Update on the Measles Outbreak in Samoa

The Ministry of Health has issued an update to the measles epidemic stating that they have been notified of 169 suspected cases of measles...