By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, the Hon. Rev. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa, the Prime Minister of Tonga announced the arrival of the first confirmed COVID-19 case on the Pacific Island nation of slightly...

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 Amanda Rachel Brunetti The measles outbreak that began in early October 2019 across the Pacific Island region is ongoing. A disease alert issued by Reliefweb and a situation report published by WHO/UNICEF...

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  @infectiousdiseasenews Now that 2019 is officially over and all the data has been tabulated, the numbers are available to create the “Most Viewed Stories of 2019” on the website....

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Tonga Ministry of Health reported an additional 18 new measles cases with onset dates in the last week, bringing the outbreak total to 596 confirmed or suspected cases of...

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 Here are the short updates on the measles outbreak in the islands of the Pacific: Samoa The measles outbreak in Samoa has grown to 4,898 cases since the outbreak...