MEASLES

MEASLES

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  1. FILE PHOTO: A view of the capital Apia

    Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign

    The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly ...
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    US kids not getting measles shots before international travel

  3. An immunisation drive has boosted coverage rates from just 30 percent to around 90 percent

    No reprieve as Samoa measles toll hits 70

    A devastating measles outbreak continued to spread in Samoa, data released Monday showed, as the death toll from the epidemic climbed to 70, ...
  4. Immunisation rates in Samoa dropped to just over 30 percent before the outbreak, well below accepted

    Decorated with butterflies, infant-sized coffins sent to measles-ravaged Samoa

    Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are preparing two dozen white-lined coffins to be transported to Samoa at the end of the week as the ...
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    US recorded 15 cases of measles over the past month

  6. A nurse prepares a measles-rubella vaccine in Yangon

    WHO decries 'collective failure' as measles kills 140,000

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    Measles toll in Congo exceeds 5,000, WHO says

  8. Immunisation rates in Samoa dropped to just over 30 percent before the outbreak, well below accepted

    UN says online anti-vaxxers fuelling Samoa measles deaths

    Social media giants must crack down on anti-vaccination posts that are fuelling Samoa's deadly measles epidemic from afar, UNICEF's Pacific ...
  9. Immunisation rates in Samoa have risen to more than 55 percent since a compulsory mass vaccination

    Samoa shuts down in unprecedented battle against measles crisis

    Samoa entered a two-day lockdown Thursday as authorities launched an unprecedented mass vaccination campaign to contain a deadly measles outbreak ...