Typhoid strikes tragedy in Samoa

RECOVERED: Two of the young family members who were infected; Sefo Sefo and Fuamai Tovia. They are both four-year-olds. [Samoa Observer]

A family who lost two newborn babies to typhoid is warning the public. Family member, Temukisa Sefo says people should always boil tap water and clean cooking utensils before and after use. 

Last month, nine members of the Auimatagi Tovia family, of Malie, were infected with typhoid fever.

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