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The trip to Samoa was "difficult and complicated," Dr. Itai M. Pessach of Sheba Medical Center.
Samoa said a state of emergency will be extended to Dec. 29 with 5,154 cases of measles now reported since the outbreak started in October. Samoa has a population of only 200,000.
Nearly 60% of children who could have benefited from the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination did not get it during pre-travel doctor's appointments, researchers found.
The Sheba team will be on site at the tiny island of Samoa for two weeks to help contain the crisis.
When it comes to measles, the opposite is true, according to two studies published Thursday.
In Rockland County, everything depended on whether a team of about a half-dozen health officials could rally their community to stop one of the world's most contagious diseases from spreading.