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Three new cases of measles reported in California

The new cases brings the number of measles cases in California to 113. (Thinkstock)
The new cases brings the number of measles cases in California to 113. (Thinkstock)

Three new cases of measles stemming from an outbreak in December at Disneyland were reported Friday, this time out of Ventura County, according to state Department of Public Health officials.

The new cases brings the number of measles cases in California to 113.

There were 39 cases traced back to visitors or workers at Disneyland Dec. 17-20, according to the state.

In 26 cases, it was passed on from someone in the house or another close relation, officials said.

Eight people contracted the disease in a community setting such as an emergency room where someone was seeking treatment for measles.

In 40 cases, it is unknown how those afflicted contracted it.

In most cases, the ill had not been vaccinated.

Los Angeles County has 20 cases, with two in Long Beach and four in Pasadena. Orange County has 35 cases, Riverside County has six, San Bernardino County has six, San Diego County has 13 and Ventura County now has 12.

Cases stemming from Disneyland have been reported in Utah, Washington state, Oregon, Colorado and Mexico.

 

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