99 Confirmed Measles Cases in California

(CNN) — California says the number of confirmed measles cases in the state is growing. The number now stands at 99. Many of those cases are connected to December’s outbreak at Disneyland. In the meantime, two California state senators are proposing legislation that would eliminate “personal belief” exemptions for parents who don’t want their children … Continue reading »

30+ Children Isolated Over Measles

ALAMEDA, Calif. (CNN) — More than 30 children have been put in isolation in Alameda County, California, due to a state measles outbreak. The mother of one child says she was told her daughter may have been exposed to an unvaccinated child at a Kaiser medical office. The girl is now under quarantine for one … Continue reading »

Four Businesses Exposed to Measles

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health has released more updates about a confirmed measles case involving a man who went on vacation to Disneyland last month. Health officials say the man also visited a number of businesses in Eugene with symptoms. They say the man, who is a Eugene resident in his 40s, visited … Continue reading »

Measles Case Confirmed in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — Public health officials have confirmed there’s a case of measles in Lane County. Health officials say it’s likely linked to the cluster of cases in Disneyland. Lane County Public Health says it’s conducting a full investigation to see who could be affected. It says this is the first case in Lane County … Continue reading »

CDC: Most Measles Cases Seen Since 2001

(CNN) —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of measles cases in the United States so far this year has risen to 288, the highest number for one year since at least 2001. The CDC says 90% of all measles cases in the U.S. were in people who were not vaccinated … Continue reading »