Ministry of Health orders all MMR vaccines seized and an immediate investigation to commence.
– July 9th, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
News has just emerged that two one-year old children died within minutes of receiving the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination in the villages of Safotu and Sasina in Samoa. The deaths took place three days ago on the 6th of July.
The family of the first child told reporters that their daughter, Lannacallystah Samuelu, was dead only 3 minutes after the nurse administered the vaccine.
The family of another one-year-old, Lameko Siu, heard of Lannacallystah’s death which had occurred just two hours earlier. As a result, the mother refused vaccination for fear that her son would suffer a similar fate.
Ignoring the wishes of this family, the hospital nurse administered the vaccine and within a minute, this child was also dead…. [Read More]