By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Ministry of Health for the Government of Tonga, the island nation closed out 2019 with 612 measles confirmed or suspected cases. This is up...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Samoa Ministry of Health confirms a total of 5,494 measles cases have been reported to the Disease Surveillance Team, since the outbreak started. There were 31 recorded...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since late 2018, there has been a dramatic increase in localized measles outbreaks across the country. On 6 February 2019, the Department of Health (DOH) declared...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles outbreak on Tonga, the number of measles cases in the outbreak has risen to 485 confirmed or suspected cases as of Dec. 9. No deaths...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Samoa health officials are reporting in a measles update that the there has been 4,460 measles cases  reported to the Disease Surveillance Team, since the outbreak...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Samoa measles outbreak, the Ministry of Health confirmed an additional 165 cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours. This brings the outbreak...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One of the most tragic and preventable outbreak situations on the globe in the measles outbreak on the Pacific island of Samoa. In this video, I go over the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The outbreak of measles in Tonga began in early October 2019, following the return of a squad of Tongan rugby players from New Zealand. The Tonga Ministry of Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak in Samoa, the Samoan government reported an additional 249 cases in the last 24 hours. This brings the outbreak total to 2,686...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles outbreak on Samoa, health officials have reported a doubling of cases in recent days. To date, more than 2190 suspected cases have been...