24 Oct 2019

Govt under pressure as measles spreads to Samoa, Tonga

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 24 October 2019

The government is under pressure to limit harm from measles as it spreads to vulnerable Pacific Islands countries.

In Samoa, an outbreak was declared after a toddler died in Apia's hospital of a suspected measles infection.

Now the virus has reached Tonga too. Jenny Meyer reports.