Pink Eye closes down AmSam's public schools

Wide spread Pink Eye (conjunctivitis) in public schools has prompted the Department of Education to take action, which includes closing schools from tomorrow (Friday, April 4) until next week Wednesday. 

 

Additionally, the annual high school speech festival set for tomorrow is postponed until further notice.

 

Education Department director Vaitinasa Dr. Salu Hunkin-Finau says more than 2,000 pubic school students are affected and not in school while more than 100 teachers are on sick leave due to the virus.

 

More details in tomorrow’s Samoa News edition.

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