Measles outbreak: Low vaccination rates at some Bay Area schools raise alarm

January 27, 2015 8:06 AM

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With alarm over the Disneyland measles outbreak growing across California, almost 5,000 kindergartners enrolled in Bay Area schools are without proof they've been fully vaccinated, a major concern as the highly infectious disease continues to spread.

Alameda County is home to schools with some of the highest percentages of kindergartners whose vaccination records are incomplete, according to an analysis of state Department of Public Health records, topping 80 percent at some Oakland Unified schools. On the other side of the bay, about two-thirds...

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