Most vulnerable age group

Samoa measles crisis: Over 50% children in vulnerable age group yet to be vaccinated

And the latest statistics as of Monday this week shows that of the 53 measles-related mortalities 48 are children from 6 months to 4 years old.

By December 1st, Monday this week 9,412 children in the age group have received their vaccination injection since the Mass Campaign was launched on 20th November.

From the Campaign, 7,561 vaccine doses were injected for children under 4 years old in Upolu and 1,851 doses for Savaii children in the same age group.