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Measles surge: 114 diagnosed in a day

By Sapeer Mayron 19 November 2019, 9:55PM

With an additional 114 suspected infections in 24 hours, the total number of suspected measles cases in Samoa has now risen to 1,174 as the epidemic surges across the nation. 

That is an additional 458 cases from last Monday. Another child, a seven-month-old from Savaii, died in the last 24 hours of suspected measles-related complications, bringing the death toll to 17. 

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By Sapeer Mayron 19 November 2019, 9:55PM

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