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Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads across Pacific

Reuters Sunday, 17 November 2019
Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, media reported, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands.
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At least six have died, including five children, in outbreak that is also affecting Tonga and Fiji.

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