By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health with the Government of Tonga have reported three additional measles cases, bringing the total to 659 confirmed and suspected cases since the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The outbreak of measles in Tonga that began in early October 2019, continues into late January as five additional cases were reported, including two cases which were...

By News Desk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the 2019-2020 Tonga measles outbreak, the Government of Tonga reports six new measles case-patients in Tongatapu and Vava’u and 12 cases were added...

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 Samoa UN health officials report the measles situation in Samoa is stabilizing and post-peak, with decreasing numbers of cases. The Samoa Ministry of Health confirms a total...

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 In an update on the measles outbreak in Tonga, health officials report as of Monday, 440 cases of confirmed or suspected measles have been identified in Tonga, an...

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 a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Tonga, health authorities are reporting 310 confirmed or suspected measles cases through November 19. The majority of the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles is spreading to a number of Pacific Islands and most contribute this spread to travel from New Zealand, which has had a serious outbreak, particularly in Auckland,...