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Measles Outbreak: Unvaccinated Visitors Told to Avoid Disneyland

Forty-nine of the 66 confirmed cases of measles have been traced back to the resort. There’s an outbreak of measles linked to the theme park, and one of California’s top public health officials recommended that children under 12 months and people who’ve never had a measles vaccination stay away from the park while the disease event continues. Dr. Gil Chavez, deputy director of the state’s Center for Infectious Diseases,...

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Disneyland Measles Outbreak Continues to Spread

The measles outbreak is growing with 59 confirmed cases in California—18 more than last week—and some 42 of those illnesses have struck people who were exposed at Disneyland in December, California health officials said Wednesday. State health departments in California, Colorado, Utah and Washington and have confirmed cases of the extremely contagious virus, the Los Angeles Timesreported on Wednesday. Taken together, the cases would account for...

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