Samoa

Unvaccinated to show red flags as Samoa battles measles epidemic

Official data released on Wednesday put death toll from outbreak at 60, with 171 new cases reported in one day.

Unvaccinated to show red flags as Samoa battles measles epidemic

Samoa

Samoa measles outbreak: Death toll rises to 53, mostly children

Government closed schools and restricted travels ahead of Christmas holidays in efforts to control recent outbreak.

Samoa measles outbreak: Death toll rises to 53, mostly children

Health

UK, NZ send medics to Samoa as measles outbreak kills 42

The health ministry says 3,149 cases of measles have been reported in the outbreak, with 213 in the last 24 hours.

UK, NZ send medics to Samoa as measles outbreak kills 42

Samoa

Samoa reels from measles outbreak, death toll rises to 20

The Pacific island has declared a state of emergency and closed schools as it tries to contain the outbreak.

Samoa reels from measles outbreak, death toll rises to 20

Asia Pacific

Samoa makes measles vaccine mandatory to stop deadly outbreak

At least six have died, including five children, in outbreak that is also affecting Tonga and Fiji.

Samoa makes measles vaccine mandatory to stop deadly outbreak

Weather

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Second named cyclone of the South Pacific season damaged the Samoan Islands and could be catastrophic for Tonga.

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Asia Pacific

Samoa obesity: Activists launch campaign to change locals' diet

The island nation of Samoa in the Pacific has one of the world's highest rates of obesity. But a campaign's under way to change that.

Asia Pacific

What will happen to refugees after Australia closes Manus camp?

PNG's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill told Al Jazeera he is in talks with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to assist in managing the well-being of refugees left behind after the closure of the camp.

Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific leaders worry about climate change funding

Low-lying countries in the Pacific are especially vulnerable to climate change. After a devastating flood in 2012, Samoa is building a river wall to reduce the risk of flooding.

Witness

Samoa's Rugby Super Women

Rugby player Tafale is caught between tradition and her Olympic dreams as she strives to make it onto the national team.

Weather

Samoa avoids direct hit from Cyclone Amos

Significant flooding from nearby tropical storm causes structural damage on Polynesian islands.

Samoa avoids direct hit from Cyclone Amos