The Sacramento County Department of Public Health is testing a possible measles case. Results are expected to come out today. If it is measles, it would be the first case in Sacramento County since the California outbreak was first reported.
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.
With the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are some the most frequently asked questions the CDC has received about the disease.
Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven’t been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, should avoid Disney parks where the spread originated.
California health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney’s Southern California theme parks.
California health officials say the number of people in the state infected with measles is now up to 59.
Public health officials say 24 unvaccinated students have been sent home from an Orange County high school because of the risk a student infected with measles exposed others to the highly contagious respiratory illness.
A new study shows that there are extremely high concentrations of unvaccinated children in northern California, with three of the top five clusters of unvaccinated kids in our area.
California health officials have confirmed six new measles cases connected to an outbreak at Disneyland last month, bringing the total number to 32.
Several people showed up at the clinic with fevers and rashes, prompting health officials to shut down in case it turns out to be a measles outbreak.
With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Most of the patients visited Disneyland or Disney California Adventure between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20, but some may have contracted the illness from others who visited.