Deadly measles virus hits Samoa

Samoa’s Government has declared a state of emergency due to a huge outbreak of measles.

The government has ordered all schools, including the National University of Samoa, to be closed.

Since Samoan officials announced a measles epidemic in October, seven suspected measles-related deaths have been recorded.

The majority of cases have involved children younger than four years old.

The Samoan Government ordered children under the age of 17 not to attend public gatherings in an attempt to stop the virus spreading.

It also made vaccinations a requirement for all people of Samoa who have not yet received a vaccination injection.

It is believed the outbreak started in New Zealand before spreading to Samoa.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

thats really bad 🙁

Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

thats really sad

ronan
ronan
7 months ago

this is not cool

ronan
ronan
7 months ago

that is bad

Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

Sad🥺

Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

I saw this on the news so so sad 🙁

Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

Love for you samoa.

Anonymous
Anonymous
7 months ago

people prayers for Samoan

guest
guest
7 months ago

come on people prayers for samoa

Sione
Sione
6 months ago

Awww this is very sad

Kaiya
Kaiya
2 months ago

I wish Samoa did”t have to be so bad 😥

Victoria
Victoria
1 month ago

Keep Samoa in our prayers

Victoria
Victoria
1 month ago

Shout out to Samoa 4 keeping strong throughout this outbreak

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