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Samoan measles emergency is a warning to anti-vaxxers, experts say – Hack – triple j

There’s been a 30 per cent rise in measles cases globally.

 

Deserted streets, queues outside Red Cross tents, health workers in face masks, and hospitals of infected children — Samoa is a warning about what happens when not enough people get vaccinated, experts say.

The island country of 200,000 people declared a state of emergency on the weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak.

Source: Samoan measles emergency is a warning to anti-vaxxers, experts say – Hack – triple j


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