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Samoa – Measles outbreak (DG ECHO, government, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 November 2019)

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As of 26 November, 2,437 measles cases and 32 deaths have been reported with 243 cases recorded in the last 24 hours. The government also reported that 24,000 people had so far been immunised in a compulsory mass vaccination campaign launched under the state of emergency. Travel between Upolu and Savaii is prohibited for anyone aged 19 or younger.