All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pink eye outbreak’

Samoa Pink Eye Affects 2,400 Students And Teachers

At least 2,400 students and teachers have been affected in a pink eye outbreak in American Samoa, according to The Associated Press, resulting in school closures for the group of islands in the South Pacific. Pink eye, also known by conjunctivitis, can be caused by allergens, bacteria, or a virus, according to the Center for Disease Control’s website. The bacterial …

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Samoa Pink Eye Causes School Closings

Pink eye is a nasty infection of the eye that causes it to appear red, itch and even ooze pus. It is also extremely contagious and can be transferred from person to person through eye fluids. One of the easiest ways it is transferred is by people who do not wash their hands and touch hard surfaces such as door …

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