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    Many families in Samoa are still not getting their children vaccinated, despite the measles outbreak worsening and children continuing to die
     1 December 2019
    Many families in Samoa are still not getting their children vaccinated, despite the measles outbreak worsening and children continuing to die
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    Mistrust in their health care system could be the cause behind Samoa's devastating measles crisis
    30 Nov: Mistrust in their health care system could be the cause behind Samoa's devastating measles crisis... more
    Health experts are predicting the death toll in Samoa's escalating measles epidemic will reach 70
    30 Nov: Health experts are predicting the death toll in Samoa's escalating measles epidemic will reach 70... more
    New Zealand is stepping up its help in Samoa's ongoing measles outbreak, sending more medical supplies and personnel today
    29 Nov: New Zealand is stepping up its help in Samoa's ongoing measles outbreak, sending more medical supplies and personnel today... more
    North Island supermarkets are bracing for a bread shortage as loaf makers walk off the job over pay and conditions
    28 Nov: North Island supermarkets are bracing for a bread shortage as loaf makers walk off the job over pay and conditions... more
    Some people in Samoa wanting a measles vaccination have been turned away
    27 Nov: Some people in Samoa wanting a measles vaccination have been turned away... more
    The Prime Minister's rallying behind Labour list MP Jan Tinetti - who's revealed she's being treated for breast cancer
    26 Nov: The Prime Minister's rallying behind Labour list MP Jan Tinetti - who's revealed she's being treated for breast cancer... more
    The measles outbreak in Samoa continues ... with more than 200 new cases in the past 24 hours
    26 Nov: The measles outbreak in Samoa continues ... with more than 200 new cases in the past 24 hours... more
    The close-knit culture in Samoa is making containing the spread of measles a challenge
    26 Nov: The close-knit culture in Samoa is making containing the spread of measles a challenge... more
    Medicine prices in Australia among the cheapest in the world, research shows
    25 Nov: Australians are getting a good deal for some of our most commonly used pharmaceutical drugs, but those in need are still missing out.... more

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