In a follow-up on the measles situation in American Samoa, the Department of Health now reports two laboratory confirmed measles cases and 49 probable cases.
The second confirmed case is a 4-year-old boy from Tafuna who goes to the same school as the eight-year-old girl who was the first confirmed case.
All 49 probable cases to date are in children aged from two months to 13-years old, officials note.
23 villages have reported at least one active case. To date, Tafuna has reported the most cases with 10, followed by Ili’Ili with six and Nu’uuli with five.
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