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Samoa Shuts Down Government to Fight Measles Outbreak

6 days ago   |   By Web MD

The government of Samoa will close on Thursday and Friday as civil servants join the fight against a measles outbreak in the South Pacific Island nation that's killed 53 people,
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Samoa to halt public, government services to assist in measles outbreak

Samoa to halt public, government services to assist in measles outbreak

6 days ago   |   By Healio

Samoa will shut down all public and government services on Dec. 5 and 6 to assist in a mass vaccination campaign to combat a large measles outbreak that has killed 53 people, including 48 children aged younger than 5 years.
Samoan Prime Minster Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi made the announcement in a state address. All civil servants except those who work with electricity and water will assist in the vaccination campaign, CNN reported. The campaign has immunized more than 58,000 people since it began on Nov. 20, according to the Samoan government.
As of Monday, the
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