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 Leutogi Te'o (C) and Luse Tauvale (R) talking to their lawyer
Apia, SAMOA — Samoan prosecutors will not seek prison terms for two nurses charged in connection with the deaths of two toddlers last year after they were vaccinated. Nurses Luse Emo Tauvale and Leutogi Te'o pleaded guilty to manslaughter last month and will be sentenced next Tuesday in Samoa's...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Team members from the Dept. of Health have been vaccinating school children from private and public elementary schools, in an effort to combat meningococcus. Parents are urged to sign consent forms being sent home with their children. Some schools are making it a...
Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
Apia, SAMOA — A nurse in Samoa is facing criminal charges including one of negligence after two babies died last month. The one year olds died straight after receiving the vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella. Samoa's Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil said the nurse has also been...