27 Apr 2024

Samoa cleans up to tackle dengue fever outbreak

From , 6:03 am on 27 April 2024
Samoa Government building

Photo: RNZ Pacific - Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor

Samoa has recorded 34 new cases of dengue fever in the past week (April 15 - 21). 

This brings the current total cases reported since November last year, to 250. 

The Health Ministry is organizing mass clean-ups and fumigation missions to combat the outbreak. 

RNZ Pacific's Tiana Haxton has more.