WHO warns measles resurgent as Samoa deaths rise

Published: 3/12/2019
WHO warns measles resurgent as Samoa deaths rise
Source: NEWS.YAHOO.COM

The World Health Organisation warned of a "slide back" in global efforts to eliminate measles Tuesday, as the death toll from an outbreak that has killed dozens of children in Samoa continued to climb. Emergency measures including compulsory mass immunisations and school closures have so far done little to stop the virus spreading in a country that was particularly vulnerable to measles due to l

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