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Samoa shuts down as government fights measles

Samoa measles crisis shuts down island nation after 62 people die as workers are told to stay inside for two days and put RED FLAGS outside their homes if they need MMR vaccinations Pacific island will be on lockdown Thursday and Friday, officials have revealed Will remain on lockdown until weekend as it tries to […]

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Death toll passes 50 from Samoan measles epidemic

Measles death toll in Samoa reaches 53 as three children from the same family die amid national emergency that has seen ALL schools closed Low vaccination rates have allowed disease to spread rapidly and infect 3,728 Samoa a national emergency, closing all schools and making jabs compulsory Three-year-old and his twin siblings, 18 months, among […]

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Samoa measles death toll rises to 32

Another seven die in Samoa measles outbreak bringing the total to 32 as officials scramble to vaccinate EVERYONE on the islands Measles is spreading quickly because only two thirds of people are vaccinated  Virus can cause deadly brain swelling or pneumonia and be deadly for children About 57,000 out of 200,000 people in Samoa have […]

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Los Angeles county measles outbreak under investigation

(HealthDay)—A measles outbreak is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health. Officials said there have been five confirmed cases among county residents so far this year, including four linked to one another after international travel and a single case after international travel. “We will likely see additional measles cases in Los Angeles […]

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5 mothers sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order

Families sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order: 5 mothers say the emergency order and threat of $1,000 fine is unlawful, antisemitic, and totalitarian Five Brooklyn mothers filed lawsuits against New York City on Monday  They accuse Mayor Bill de Blasio of unlawfully targeting Jews with an ‘arbitrary’ state of emergency  Their lawsuit […]