100 feared dead in outbreak

A measles outbeak in Indonesia’s Papua province may have killed about 100 people. The AFP reported a military spokesperson saying 69 toddlers had died in the remote Asmat region while another 27 could have been killed in the mountainous Oksibil district. He said the victims in Asmat’s difficult to access swamplands were malnourished and too […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories