Measles outbreak forces Tonga primary schools to close until November 25

    Tāpuni ngaahi ako lautohi 'i Tonga tupu mei he mahaki Mīsele'. Ko e tāpuni' ni 'e kamata 'apongipongi 'aho 14 ngata ki he 'aho 25 'o Nōvema ni' ka 'e lava ke toe hoko atu pe. Kuo a'u 'a e ngaahi keisi 'i Tonga he mahaki' ni ki he 177 pea kuo mate 'a e toko fā 'i Ha'amoa. Ko e ngaahi kolisi' e hoko atu pe taimi tatau 'oku lele 'a e polokalama huhu malu'i kiate kinautolu.

    Primary schools in Tonga will be closed tomorrow November 14 until November 25 after a number of measles cases has climbed to 177. “The closure date can be extended pending advice from the Ministry of Health,” a statement said. The high schools will continue to operate as normal while a vaccination programme will be put into…


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