Baby with suspected case of measles discharged

This was confirmed by the Director General of Health, Aiono Dr. Alec Ekeroma.

According to Aiono, the baby was discharged two days later after admission.

Samples have been sent to New Zealand for testing to confirm if it is measles with the results expected next week.

Furthermore, the Health Director urged all mothers with babies 9-months-old to have the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR1) vaccination and babies that are 15 months to have MMR2.

Samoan baby admitted to hospital with suspected measles

Director General of Health, Aiono Dr Alec Ekeroma, told TV1 Samoa the infant was showing symptoms of measles and has been isolated to await results of blood samples sent to New Zealand.

He confirmed two other patients were tested recently and returned negative results.

According to Aiono, the Ministry of Health are continuing the Mumps Measles and Rubella vaccination push around the country.

"We've approved the payment of staff overtime to allow for them to work Saturday," he said.

The silver, the secret, and a baby named Birmingham: The emotional journey of Samoan weightlifter Nevo

The 34-year-old was carrying a sporting secret he wasn't sure when or where to reveal.

But even then, something much bigger was on his mind.

On top of the secret he would later reveal to his coach and teammates, his wife was pregnant and would give birth any day.

She had no support back home in Apia.

Nevo had spent his last days on Samoan ground finding a babysitter to look after their three young children for when the newborn would arrive.

The thought of his wife needing him while he was on the other side of the world was nearly too much to bear.

Baby confirmed as latest Covid-related death in Samoa

According to the Ministry of Health, the baby girl had no health conditions and was not eligible for vaccination.

The Ministry has also confirmed 40 positive cases in its latest Covid-19 situational report commencing from 19 June to 21 June 2022.

One person is in managed isolation and none are at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Moto’otua hospital.

The total number of cases (community and border) stands at 14,812.

Baby lost in Kabul evacuation is reunited with family

The Taliban had just seized control of the country in August and many Afghans were desperately trying to flee.

Two-month-old Sohail Ahmadi was handed to an American soldier over a fence, to protect him from the crush as thousands pushed to get into Kabul airport.

But once his family were inside, Sohail was nowhere to be found.

After a frantic but futile search for the infant, his father Mirza Ali Ahmadi, who had worked as a security guard at the US embassy, mother Suraya and their four other children were put on an evacuation flight to the US.

Baby handed to US soldiers amid Kabul chaos still missing

Mirza Ali Ahmadi and his wife Suraya found themselves and their five children on Aug. 19 in a chaotic crowd outside the gates of the Kabul airport in Afghanistan when a U.S soldier, from over the tall fence, asked if they needed help.

Fearing their two-month old baby Sohail would get crushed in the melee, they handed him to the soldier, thinking they would soon get to the entrance, which was only about 16 feet away.

Florida gunman kills 4 including baby, wounds 11-year-old girl

The shooter, identified as Bryan Riley, 33, a former US Marine, also wounded an 11-year-old girl who underwent surgery for seven gunshot injuries, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told a news conference.

Riley, who had no connection to the victims, engaged in a shootout with police before giving up, and later tried to grab a police officer's gun while being treated in the hospital for his own gunshot wound, before being subdued again, Judd said.

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn announce birth of daughter Lyra

The singer said the couple were on "cloud nine" after their daughter's arrival last week.

Sheeran returned to Instagram for the first time since December to share the news and thank the "amazing delivery team".

He added: "We are completely in love with her."

"Ello! A quick message from me as I have some personal news that I wanted to share with you," Sheeran said in his first Instagram post since December 2019.

"Last week, with the help of an amazing delivery team, Cherry gave birth to our beautiful and healthy daughter - Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran.

Chicago West: Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name daughter

Kardashian West said that not carrying the child herself was "so hard", but that the couple had an instant connection with her.

West was raised in the US city Chicago.

Kardashian West carried and gave birth to her older children but was advised against getting pregnant again because of possible medical complications.

Her daughter North is now four years old and her son Saint is two.

But she suffered from pre-eclampsia and placenta accreta on those occasions.

Is it right to train babies to sleep?

This may be great for parents, if they can afford it. But there are disagreements about how good it is for the child.

It's 2am and if you are the parent of a baby who does not sleep well you may well be pacing up and down in your baby's room trying to get your little one off to sleep.

Cold, tired and craving the comfort of your bed, you may be rocking or feeding the wailing child, singing, or just sitting by the cot holding a little hand - anything to get him or her to drift off again.