31 Oct 2019

Two babies, one man killed as measles spreads in Samoa

From Checkpoint, 6:11 pm on 31 October 2019

Samoans are flocking to hospitals and clinics on Savaii and Upolu after news of two more measles related deaths.

The virus was last week suspected to have killed a 14-month old toddler and the government has announced an eight-month-old baby and a 37-year-old man had also died over recent days.

Jenny Meyer reports.