28 Nov 2019

Measles death toll reaches 39 in Samoa

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 28 November 2019

The death toll from the measles epidemic in Samoa has risen to 39 following the deaths of six young children overnight.

Checkpoint journalist Alex Perrottet is in Apia, where he says people are fearful and concerned as the number of measles cases nears 3000.