A Measles Outbreak at Disneyland Is Reigniting the Debate on Vaccinations

January 22, 2015 10:46 PM

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A measles outbreak in the so-called happiest place on earth — Disneyland — has given rise to a vitriolic argument between doctors and those who believe vaccines pushed by Big Pharma and government bureaucrats are harming children.

The United States eliminated measles in 2000 after a nearly 40-year-long vaccination campaign to curb the virus. But on Wednesday, California health officials announced they'd diagnosed 59 cases of measles in residents since December.

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