2 Dec 2019

More deaths - the Samoa measles outbreak

From The Panel, 4:10 pm on 2 December 2019

Kids are forced to stay home, and Christmas gatherings have been cancelled in Samoa - the measles epidemic is impacting everyday life there. 53 people have now died since the outbreak began - and most of them are children.

198 cases of the disease were diagnosed overnight, bringing the total up to 3,700 people with measles.