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Samoa measles deaths rise above 50, mostly small children
eMediNexus,  02 December 2019
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The death toll from a measles outbreak in Samoa climbed to 53, the government said on Monday, as the number of people infected in the small Pacific nation grows by more than a hundred a day.

The vast majority of deaths were of children, with 48 under the age of four dying from the disease, according to a government update… (Reuters, December 2, 2019)

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