4 Dec 2019

How Samoas's mass measles vaccination will work

From Checkpoint, 6:09 pm on 4 December 2019

The death toll in Samoa from the measles epidemic rose to 60 on Wednesday after five more babies died overnight.

On Thursday the country will shut down for two days so mobile medical teams can visit people who have not been vaccinated to immunise them at home.

RNZ reporter Alex Perrottet joins Lisa Owen live from Apia.