28 Nov 2019

Samoa measles epidemic: Death toll reaches 39

From Checkpoint, 5:08 pm on 28 November 2019

In Samoa the death toll from the country's measles epidemic has risen to 39, following six more deaths in the past 24 hours.

It is the third day in a row the deaths have risen, as the government races against time to vaccinate the entire population.

And as MacKenzie Smith reports, officials are warning the worst is still to come.