Samoa govt allocates more funds for measles epidemic

Photo: RNZ Pacific / Jenny Meyer

The Samoa government has allocated $US2.5 million to help relief work around the measles epidemic. The Minister of Finance, Sili Epa Tuioti, said the money would be spent to meet several needs such as upgrading hospitals. There have been at least 44 measles-related deaths since the outbreak last month, most of the dead being children […]

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