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Samoa considering school closures as 'pink eye' spreads
20-03-2014 - RNZI.

The Ministry of Education in Samoa is considering closing all goverment schools in response to an outbreak of pink eye disease.

Our correspondent, Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia, says over the past week the number of people with the viral conjuctivitis has spread rapidly.

He says last week 80 people had the condition and numbers released yesterday confirm more than 300 people are now infected.

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