Even the vaccinated are getting sick in measles outbreak

January 23, 2015 4:00 PM

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Even the vaccinated are getting sick in measles outbreak

The number of measles cases in the outbreak traced to Disneyland has now hit 70—and while unvaccinated people have been urged to stay away from the theme park, at least five cases in California involve people who had their shots.

Experts say this is because the vaccination isn't 100 percent effective, especially if people have only had one shot, as was the case before federal guidelines changed in 1989.

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