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All 28 Cases Of Measles Recovered, Dr Waqainabete Affirms
NATION

All 28 Cases Of Measles Recovered, Dr Waqainabete Affirms

He said the outbreak in Serua and Namosi was brought to an end in less than a month through the massive response eff...

Measles Outbreak: Vaccination For 39 Years And Over Possible
NATION

Measles Outbreak: Vaccination For 39 Years And Over Possible

Previously, target groups were from the age of 19 to 39. Dr Waqainabete said they had extra vaccines available and t...

Measles Outbreak: 23 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Fiji
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 23 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Fiji

The latest confirmed cases are a 13 month old and a 20 year old from Saumakia Village in Naitasiri.

Measles Outbreak: 21 Confirmed Cases In Fiji
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 21 Confirmed Cases In Fiji

The latest confirmed cases are a 13 year old from Nasilai Village in Nakelo Rewa, and a 27 year old from Saumakia Vi...

Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak
NEWS

Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak

The nature of our Correction Centers warranted this proactive stance by FCS to prevent the outbreak of measles in ou...

Measles Outbreak Update: 18 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Fiji
FIJI NEWS

Measles Outbreak Update: 18 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Fiji

Since the last update on December 4th 2019 there are now 18 confirmed cases of measles. The latest confirmed ...

Measles Outbreak: Man Quarantined And Coastal Villagers’ Movements Restricted
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: Man Quarantined And Coastal Villagers’ Movements Restricted

Mr Delai is the first person in Tailevu to have contracted the disease since the outbreak started. He is the latest ...

Measles Outbreak: ‘Postpone All Games’
SPORTS

Measles Outbreak: ‘Postpone All Games’

The call came from the Fiji National Sports Commission, Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (F...

Measles Outbreak: 38 Year Old Nasilai Villager Is 15th Confirmed Case
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 38 Year Old Nasilai Villager Is 15th Confirmed Case

There are 11 cases from the Serua/Namosi Subdivision (Wailali, Wainadoi, Navunikabi, and Makosoi Deuba), two from Su...

Health Ministry Confirms 15 Cases Of Measles In Fiji
NEWS

Health Ministry Confirms 15 Cases Of Measles In Fiji

Since the last update on November 28th 2019, there are now 15 confirmed cases of measles. The latest confirmed case ...

Measles Outbreak: Health Minister Visits Measles Ground Zero
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: Health Minister Visits Measles Ground Zero

Angelo Morris, 6, and four-month-old Iowane Ravuama were part of the three initially found to have contracted measle...

Measles Outbreak: Infected Passengers Flew From Fiji To Auckland On Air New Zealand Flight
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: Infected Passengers Flew From Fiji To Auckland On Air New Zealand Flight

The flight departed Nadi, Fiji on Air New Zealand flight NZ 53 at 2.00 pm on Friday 22 November, landing at 5.10 pm ...

Measles Outbreak: 10 Year Old Cleared By Health Ministry
NATION

Measles Outbreak: 10 Year Old Cleared By Health Ministry

So far, 13 cases have been confirmed in Fiji and all these cases have a connection with ‘Red Zone’ marked areas ...

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister
NATION

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister

A confirmed case in Vatuwaqa makes it 10 confirmed cases of measles in the country, so far.

Measles Ground Zero: 5 Households Under Quarantine
NEWS

Measles Ground Zero: 5 Households Under Quarantine

Children and families now under quarantine; Parents unable to go to work, get paid and buy food

Measles Vaccinations In Suva City
Videos

Measles Vaccinations In Suva City

People turn up to various vaccination centres in droves to get vaccinated against measles in FIji

Another Suspected Measles Case In Navua
NEWS

Another Suspected Measles Case In Navua

Doctor clears schools from Serua/Namosi provinces for Chow Games after vaccinations

‘Serua and Namosi A No-Go Zone’, Fiji Health Ministry’s Dr. Sahu Khan Warns
NEWS

‘Serua and Namosi A No-Go Zone’, Fiji Health Ministry’s Dr. Sahu Khan Warns

Dr Sahu Khan added that children under the age of six months cannot be given the vaccine, neither pregnant women no...

Public Advisory: Update ON Measles In Serua/Namosi
NEWS

Public Advisory: Update ON Measles In Serua/Namosi

Since the last update on 7th November, there have been zero new cases – one of the suspected cases from the 7th No...

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji
NEWS

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services is closely monitoring the outbreaks of measles in the region: fir...

Dr Waqainabete: Fiji Has High Measles Immunisation Rate
NEWS

Dr Waqainabete: Fiji Has High Measles Immunisation Rate

Fiji has a 95 per cent measles immunisation rate. This was the assurance by Minister for Health and Medical Services...

Public Adivisory: Measles Alert
NEWS

Public Adivisory: Measles Alert

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is alerting passengers on flights from Auckland to Nadi, and Nadi to Los...

Millions Of children Worldwide Not Receiving Measles Vaccine
WORLD

Millions Of children Worldwide Not Receiving Measles Vaccine

More than 110,000 measles cases were reported worldwide during the first three months of 2019, representing a near 3...

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases
NATION

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases

Outbreak-prone diseases affecting the Pacific region are dengue, measles, rubella, influenza, leptospirosis, typhoid...

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