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measles outbreak

Photo of MMR vaccine and needle
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Measles is very infectious. Symptoms include: fever cough runny nose sore and watery ‘pink eyes’ rash There are no cases yet in American Samoa but there is an outbreak in Samoa. If you’ve got any of these symptoms, or someone you know does, call 633-5871 or call your...
 Director General of Health Leausa Dr Take Naseri (middle) with two senior doctors
Apia, SAMOA — Health officials in Samoa are waiting for confirmation of a suspected measles case thought to have been transmitted from the Auckland outbreak. The Ministry of Health held a news conference in Apia on Wednesday and said if lab results sent to Melbourne were positive, an outbreak would...