Calif. Measles Cases Increase to 58, Officials Say
Last week, the California Department of Public Health reported two new cases of measles in Alameda and Monterey counties, bringing the total number of cases in 2014 to 58, compared with four cases at this time last year. According to state epidemiologist Gil Chavez, 25 of this year's cases involved unvaccinated individuals, including 19 who intentionally did not receive a vaccination.
- "Of 58 Measles Cases in CA, 19 Were Intentionally Unvaccinated" (Plevin, "KPCC," KPCC News, 4/18).