By NewsDesk   @bactiman63

The measles outbreak in Samoa continues with an additional 112 cases reported in the past 24 hours.


The outbreak total has reached 4,693 since September, or slightly more than 2 percent of the population.

In addition, the death toll due to the outbreak has reached 70.

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The vaccination status of Samoans has improved with recent vaccination drives. As of today, approximately 90 percent of eligible people in the country have been vaccinated against measles.