Samoa PM orders 'door-to-door' vax campaign to stop spread of measles

Country shut down for compulsory vaccinations as death toll rises to 60

Samoan families have been asked to stay home and hang red flags outside their homes if they need vaccinations in a last-gasp effort to inoculate the country in the wake of a measles outbreak.

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A health official prepares a measles vaccination in Samoa.

Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has effectively shut down the country for two days,

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