Cabinet overlooked urgent measles warning

By Sapeer Mayron 27 February 2021, 9:00PM

Cabinet received but failed to act on a report recommending an urgent mass measles vaccination months before a fatal outbreak of the disease claimed 83 lives, the Samoa Observer has learned.

Revelations that the most senior members of Government were officially warned of risks to children's health raise fresh questions about why a recommended nation-wide vaccine campaign was never acted upon.


By Sapeer Mayron 27 February 2021, 9:00PM
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