Measles at Disneyland Leads to Outcry for Vaccinating Children

January 22, 2015 12:04 PM

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A measles outbreak in California that began at Disneyland prompted warnings about potential exposure at theme parks and airports, and reawakened concerns that an anti-vaccination movement may help fuel the spread of the disease.

Of the 59 confirmed cases of measles in California since December, 42 have been linked to an initial exposure at Disneyland, including five employees, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. Officials are urging people to get their shots, and in Orange County, where the theme park is l...

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