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13 Dec 2019 17:44
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Another 18 New Zealand nurses are being sent to Samoa

    Another 18 New Zealand nurses are being sent to Samoa


    That means 30 will help tackle the serious measles outbreak over the next four weeks.

    A State of Emergency was declared on Friday, as the numbers infected continues to rise - and hospitals are under strain.

    Kiwi vaccination nurses will support an immunisation programme for those most at risk.

    The medical assistance team will provide treatment and supplies in a hospital on Upolu.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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