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Incredibly low vaccination rates in Samoa are fueling fears of deadly measles epidemic – 31-Oct-2019



Health officials shut down all the country's preschools after measles-related deaths – believed to have been brought from Auckland.

Vaccinologist Helen Petousis-Harris says that if New Zealand played a role in the spread of the disease, we should be helping.

She says that adoption of vaccines in Samoa has been very low, just over 30% of the immunized population.


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