More California measles cases reported

Jan 31, 2015 12:19 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - More measles cases have been found in California.

The California Department of Public Health said Friday there are now 91 confirmed cases, up from 79 on Wednesday.

Of those, 58 infections have been linked to visits to Disneyland or contact with a sick person who went there. Half a dozen states and Mexico also have recorded measles cases connected to Disneyland.

The outbreak, which originated at Disney theme parks last month, is spreading to the broader community.

Measles is highly contagious. Symptoms include fever, runny nose and a blotchy rash.


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