Samoa has declared a state of emergency over its measles outbreak and a mass immunisation campaign is underway. 

According to health authorities in Samoa, the death toll from a measles epidemic has cost the lives of 32 people. Most of the victims were aged under 4, 3 people aged between 10-19 have died and one adult aged in their 30’s. The total number of reported measles case has soared to over 2400. 

ABC: Samoa makes measles vaccinations compulsory after outbreak kills 32.