Measels Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child

Published March 22, 2010 in US News & World Report

The family’s 7-year-old boy, who was intentionally unvaccinated against measles, was exposed to the virus while traveling in Europe. When he returned home to San Diego, he unknowingly exposed a total of 839 people, and an additional 11 unvaccinated children contracted the disease.

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