UNICEF supports island nations combat measles

Travellers who are uncertain about their measles vaccination status should receive at least one dose of a measles-containing vaccine at least 15 days prior to travel. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

THE United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the governments of Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga in response to the measles epidemic recorded in those respective island nations. There have been seven confirmed cases already in Fiji as of early this week. UNICEF has also reported that a measles outbreak was declared in the Kingdom of […]

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