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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Until the weather improves — and for the safety of the general public — the Department of Human and Social Services (DHSS) will suspend providing tent services for those who have not received updated MMR (Mumps, Measles, Rubella) shots. Moreover, because of this reason,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa has one more laboratory confirmed measles case after a sample sent to the Hawaii state lab for testing came back positive last week.  The latest case brings the total to 16 laboratory confirmed measles cases in Am Samoa. Meanwhile, the Health Department is...
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  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While there are no new laboratory confirmed measles cases for American Samoa as of Feb. 1st, health officials are awaiting results of one suspected case sent to the Hawaii state lab. This was the latest update provided by the Health Department and LBJ Medical Center,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa now has 15 laboratory confirmed measles cases after three more samples sent to Hawai’i’s state laboratory for testing came back positive last week, according to Health Department and LBJ Medical Center officials. The latest update on the measles outbreak...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While American Samoa’s laboratory-confirmed measles cases remain at 12, health officials are awaiting the outcome of three suspected cases being tested at the Hawai’i State laboratory, according to officials of DoH and LBJ Medical Center. This was the latest update...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — All cabinet members and/or their designated employees who worked during the “Fesoasoani Alofa mo Samoa Fundraising” last month as well as the ongoing measles outbreak response will be compensated for the hours worked — outside of their regular working hours. During last...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — After a follow-up site visit by the Dept of Health’s Environmental Health Services Division this past Monday, confirming that all is in good order, Dept. of Human and Social Services (DHSS) director Muavaefaatasi John E. Suisala announced that Hope House Child Care...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has told cabinet members not to give up easily on enforcing current policies and regulations implemented for entry permits - due to the measles outbreak - for travelers from Samoa. Speaking at Sunday’s cabinet briefing on the measles update,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa now has 12 laboratory confirmed measles cases while 20 out of the 22 daycare centers opened yesterday as Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga requests a detailed report from Immigration on a solid estimate of overstayers. These were some of the issues discussed...
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Doug Domenech this week announced $490,000 in funding support to prevent the spread of measles in American Samoa and to help bolster efforts to vaccinate the entire population with the Measles,...

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