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Saipan in the Northern Marianas.
Saipan, CNMI — A public health expert is warning that the Northern Marianas is at risk of a measles outbreak. Warren Villagomez, who is the public health and hospital emergency preparedness programme director, said due to its proximity to countries harbouring the disease, the CNMI was vulnerable to...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Health officials in American Samoa are moving to enforce a law requiring measles immunization, and remove children from school who have missed their shots. The Environment Division of Health said the territory was not leaving anything to chance with the current measles...
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — There are fresh warnings in Auckland today after a passenger on a flight from Samoa to Auckland tested positive for measles. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) says the passenger wasn't aware they had measles at the time of travelling and went into isolation...
The courthouse in Apia, Samoa.
Apia, SAMOA — Two nurses accused of killing two babies in Samoa have pleaded not guilty in the Supreme Court at Apia. The two accused, Leutogi Te'o and Luse Emo Tuavale, entered a not guilty plea to manslaughter, conspiracy to defeat the course of justice and negligence. The women remain on bail...