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Island focus: Measles kills 40 infants in Deiyai

  • The Jakarta Post

Jayapura | Sat, July 15 2017 | 12:50 am

PREMIUM An emergency situation has been declared in Deiyai regency, in Papua, where a measles outbreak is believed to have caused the deaths of 40 infants in the past three months, said Papua Health Agency secretary Silwanus Sumule.

A team from the Papua Health Agency, with the help of a team from Paniai, a regency neighboring Deiyai, has inspected the four villages in West Tigi district, Deiyai, w...