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  • Apodaca: Educated parents should know better and vaccinate

    Will those parents who continue to withhold vaccinations for their children now please, please, please wake up? The recent measles outbreak must at least give pause to those who harbor misguided beliefs about vaccinations. For here in recent weeks we...
  • Measles is back. And more dangerous than you think

    Measles is back. And more dangerous than you think
    Measles is back. Again. An outbreak is percolating that was first documented in California and has spread to four other Western states and Mexico. An unknown person incubating a measles infection exposed an undetermined number of individuals at...
  • Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning

    Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning
    An outbreak of measles in California, including 59 cases -- 42 of which have been linked to exposure in Disneyland -- has prompted the nation's leading pediatric group to urge parents to get their children vaccinated.  “A family vacation to an...
  • Disney-linked measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

    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...
  • The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated

    The grim reality of growing up unvaccinated
    To the editor: I was born in 1946. There were smallpox and polio vaccines in the 1950s, but I can't remember any others. I lived in the English countryside, with fresh air and loving parents. ("As Disneyland measles outbreak spreads, O.C. bars students...
  • Vaccine deniers stick together, and now they're ruining things for everyone: commentary

    The rash of measles cases that started in Disneyland last month has now become one of the worst outbreaks of the diseases in California in the past 15 years. What started with a handful of cases has now grown to 62 confirmed cases across the state —...
  • Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

    Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29
    Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student tested positive for the contagious virus, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Monday. The male student...
  • Measles outbreak spreading beyond Disneyland visitors

    Measles outbreak spreading beyond Disneyland visitors
    The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland during the holiday season is now spreading beyond people who contracted the disease at the theme park, with those patients now exposing others after they arrived back in their hometowns, health officials...
  • Disneyland measles: Rapid spread concerns health officials

    Disneyland measles: Rapid spread concerns health officials
    The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland during the holiday season is now spreading beyond people who contracted the disease at the theme park, with those patients now exposing others after returning to their hometowns, health officials said...
  • California measles outbreak expands to 51 cases; more likely

    California measles outbreak expands to 51 cases; more likely
    The measles outbreak centered in California is rapidly expanding, with officials now confirming 51 cases of the illness -- nearly double the number reported Tuesday -- and warning that more people will probably fall sick with the highly contagious virus....
  • Q&A: Measles cases pop up in California, 3 other states in outbreak linked to Disney parks

    Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday. The highly contagious respiratory illness was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but health...