Two new measles cases recorded
There are now 18 confirmed cases of measles.
December 6, 2019 4:33 pm
UN expert commends Fiji’s response to measles
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Dainius Puras has commended the Fijian Government for its response to the measles outbreak.
December 6, 2019 1:03 pm
Measles Outbreak: Immunization campaign focuses on Central division
The Health Ministry’s immunization campaign that is currently underway in the Central Division is focused on children from six months to five years.
December 5, 2019 4:50 pm
Measles Outbreak: Police to monitor picnic spots
Police are now patrolling recreational areas to prevent large social gatherings due to the recent measles outbreak.
December 5, 2019 12:55 pm
Measles vaccine safe says Health Ministry
The measles vaccine that’s currently being rolled out to the public is safe and effective.
December 4, 2019 5:18 pm
Measles Outbreak: Hundreds wait in line to get vaccinated
With the roll-out of the 200,000 doses of measles vaccines, hundreds of Fijians in the Suva/Lami area waited in queues to get vaccinated this morning.
December 4, 2019 12:40 pm
Measles immunization campaign begins in Central Division today
The second phase of the measles immunization campaign will begin in the Central Division today.
December 4, 2019 7:06 am
Employees to be responsible:FCEF
With the increasing number of measles cases, the Ministry of Health is urging employers to help stop the spread of measles by not penalizing employees under quarantine.
November 30, 2019 7:55 am
135,000 doses of measles vaccines delivered so far
Since 1st October this year, the United Nations Children’s Fund has delivered a total of 135,000 doses of measles vaccine for Fiji.
November 29, 2019 2:50 pm
Ministry explores funding for Wolbachia program
The Health Ministry is exploring funding options to continue the release of Wolbachia carrying mosquito in other parts of the country.
November 29, 2019 12:15 pm
Wainadoi residents living in fear of measles
Residents of Wainadoi on the outskirts of Navua are living in fear following confirmed cases of measles in the area.
November 28, 2019 6:31 am
Measles Outbreak: Fijians resorting to private practitioners
With the growing threat of measles, Fijians are now resorting to private practitioners and are willing to pay to get vaccinated.