23 Nov 2018

Samoa court rules trial of nurses before babies' inquest

3:36 pm on 23 November 2018

The inquest in Samoa to determine why two one year old babies died after receiving the MMR injection has been stayed until the end of the trial of two nurses charged with their manslaughter.

Medical ampoules and syringe.

Medical ampoules and syringe. Photo: 123RF

The prosecution had pushed for a stay of the inquest hearing because of the pending trial of Leutogi Te'o and Luse Emo, where the police evidence on the charges will be heard.

The trial is scheduled for January next year.

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