Measles Outbreak Casts Spotlight On Anti-Vaccine Movement

January 23, 2015 2:54 PM

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Measles Outbreak Casts Spotlight On Anti-Vaccine Movement

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

In a rash of cases that public health officials are rushing to contain, at least 70 people in six states and Mexico have fallen ill since mid-December, most of them from California. The vast majority of those who got sick had not gotten the measles-mumps-rubella, or MMR, vaccine.

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