Measles outbreak concentrated to areas with low vaccination rates

March 18, 2015 12:56 AM

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The measles outbreak, which started in December at Disneyland Resort and made nearly a couple of hundred people sick, hit those places the most where immunization rates were quite low, a new study revealed.

To gauge immunization rates of regions hit by the contagious disease in California, Arizona and Illinois, researchers at Boston Children’s Clinic analyzed data compiled by the California Department of Public Health, and found that the disease easily spread in areas were immunization rates were as lo...

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