9 July, 2018. Samoa – The Ministry of Health is seizing all MMR vaccines throughout the country.
The news was announced at a press conference by the CEO for the Ministry of Health, Dr Take Naseri. It follows the sudden deaths of two young children both aged 1 years old from Savaii who according to Tala Fou News, died after being vaccinated on Friday the 6th of July at Safotu Hospital in Savaii.
The deaths are also being investigated by police.
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