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Disneyland Measles Outbreak Prompts California Officials' Warning To Avoid Disney Parks

A measles outbreak traced to Disneyland where five employees got sick has now spread to four nearby states.

Disneyland measles outbreak strikes in anti-vaccination hotbed of California - The Washington Post

I don't think young adults realize how dangerous a disease measles can be because they grew up when it was nearly eradicated in the U.S. I had a bad case of it as a child and wouldn't wish that experience on anyone.

It's sad that this outbreak is associated with Disneyland, but perhaps that it is will attract more attention than if some lesser known amusement park were involved. I just hope this news will cause parents who resist vaccinating their children to reconsider.
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I think it's a good warning for all parents to rethink traveling via airplane/airport or going to places with large groups of people with their infants or children not yet fully immunized.
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I can't believe that in this day and age parents don't completely immunize their children
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I can't believe that in this day and age parents don't completely immunize their children
As a certified immunizer I agree. It makes no sense to not immunize.And herd immunity only happens when everyone who can be immunized is immunized!!! Hopefully this will be a lesson learned.

Also if you are ill please stay home from the parks. I know it sucks to be on vacation and not get to enjoy it but it isn't fair to all the others that are there!
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