In measles battle, O.C. bars two dozen students lacking proof of shots

January 21, 2015 6:00 AM

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Struggling to contain a growing measles outbreak that started at Disneyland a month ago, Orange County health officials ordered about two dozen high school students without proof of immunization to stay away from campus.

The move came as officials confirmed that five Disneyland employees were diagnosed with measles, part of what officials described as the worst outbreak in California in 15 years. There are now a total of 54 patients across California as well as three other states and Mexico.

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