Five Things to Know about the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

January 20, 2015 8:30 AM

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As expected, the number of measles cases linked to the outbreak beginning at Disneyland has continued increasing, most recently to 52 as of Monday night, including a 22-month old girl in Mexico who visited the theme park during the exposure dates. And as expected, misinformation has proliferated online at the same rate as the disease (or perhaps a even more). So as you continue arguing in comment threads and on social media, make sure you have your talking points ready.

1) Two things are driving the spread of measles – and neither is undocumented immigrants.

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