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MMR vaccine

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — GGov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has voiced concerns with overstayers who have not gotten their MMR shots, and has indicated the administration’s willingness to extend the deadline of the “short amnesty” for these illegal immigrants to get vaccinated, as the government moves...
DOH director Motusa Tuileama Nua with Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has called for the Heath Department to have DoH medical personnel stationed at schools to administer the required MMR to students — who have not gotten their shots — when schools re-open early next month after being closed due to the measles...
Apia, SAMOA — Two senior nurses in Samoa have been sentenced to five years in prison for incorrectly administering the MMR vaccine which resulted in two infants dying. Lannacalastah Samuelu and Lameko Sui both died on the same day in July last year shortly after receiving the vaccination for...
Leutogi Te'o (C) and Luse Tauvale (R) talking to their lawyer
Apia, SAMOA — The sentencing of two nurses in Samoa, relating to the deaths of two infants after receiving the MMR vaccine, has again been delayed. The pair pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges last month and were initially due to be sentenced in June. The delays are causing further distress to...