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MEASLES EXPOSURE AT DISNEYLAND, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, LAX AND OTHER LOS ANGELES SITES IN MID-AUGUST

2 cases of measles in San Diego County are unrelated to the Anaheim exposure

Creative Commons photo by CrispyCreme via Wikimedia

By Miriam Raftery

August 25, 2019 (Anaheim) – For the second time in four years, a visitor to Disneyland has exposed countless others to measles.  The patient, a girl from New Zealand, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on August 11 and visited Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park on August 12, followed by Universal Studios, the Chinese Theatre and Madame Tussauds wax museum August 14-15.  She and her family stayed at the Desert Palms Hotel in Anaheim.

MEASLES OUTBREAK OVER IN CALIFORNIA

 

East County News Service

April 17, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – The California Department of Public Health on Friday declared the measles outbreak officially over.  The outbreak, which began at Disneyland, infected 131 people in California, including 14 in San Diego County.  The Disneyland outbreak also spread to other states, causes 142 cases in seven states from late December to early March.

STATE ISSUES WARNING AS DISNEYLAND MEASLES OUTBREAK GROWS

 

By Miriam Rafttery

January 21, 2015 (Sacramento) – Babies and people of all ages who have not been vaccinated for measles should temporarily avoid Disneyland and all public places likely to have many foreigners, due to a growing number of measles cases linked to the amusement park in Anaheim.