The Ministry of Health has set up measures to avoid any flare-up of measles in the nation.
With the ongoing episode of measles in New Zealand and Samoa, Health Minister Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete says they are multiplying their push to keep the ailment from entering the nation.
Dr. Waqainabete says there is a risk the sickness can enter the nation through individuals visiting our shores.
“There is a test upon us, measles has arrived, Tonga and Samoa have gone down that street, as I have escaped to we are concerned what will occur in the nation, we are attempting our best that it won’t occur”
Because of the ongoing flare-ups, UNICEF and WHO are proceeding to give solid help and assets to help Pacific Island nations in getting ready for and reacting to the danger of measles, including the arrangement of 89,000 antibodies that will secure in danger populaces.