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New Zealand must share blame for Pacific measles outbreak

By Sapeer Mayron 01 November 2019, 8:00AM

New Zealand's public health leaders should have increased vaccination rates to prevent devastating outbreaks not just in their own country but those such currently making their way around its Pacific neighbours, vaccine expert Dr. Helen Petousis-Harris said. 

Samoa's Ministry of Health moved to close all preschools and day care centres for children under five years old on Thursday after revealing three people with suspected measles have died. Some 314 cases have been reported to health authorities. 

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By Sapeer Mayron 01 November 2019, 8:00AM

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