Commentary

Measles in Samoa: how a small island nation found itself in the grips of an outbreak disaster

Fortunately, with increasing vaccination coverage, we’re now finally seeing signs the number of new measles cases in Samoa is slowing.
Thesis

Setting a Barricade against the East Wind: Western Polynesia and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

This dissertation is a comparative analysis of the experience of several western Polynesian states during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic, and in particular an inquiry into how the response to the second wave of this pandemic determined the mortality for each island group. Historically, Pacific island...