30 Jul 2021

Pacific correspondent Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor

From Nine To Noon, 9:48 am on 30 July 2021
Residents waiting outside a vaccination centre for their AstraZeneca dose against Covid-19 in Suva, 9 July 2021.

Photo: AFP

Fiji's medics are under extreme stress as Covid 19 infections accelerate, and former Health Minister, Neil Sharma says pressure from the pandemic has caused the nation's health system to collapse. And in Samoa, the country's first woman prime minister, Fiame Naomi Mata'afa is taking office.