California Official Says Measles Outbreak Is Contained
A senior official at the California Department of Public Health said that a measles outbreak that has affected 59 people in the state has been contained, with just three new cases reported in the last two weeks. The official said the outbreak was triggered after several people contracted the disease while travelling outside of the country. Upon their return, the disease spread rapidly, particularly among those who were unvaccinated
- "Health Official: California Measles Outbreak 'Under Control'" (Plevin, "KPCC News," KPCC, 5/6).