The Latest on California’s Measles Outbreaks

Two more people have contracted measles in Southern California. The new cases include an infant in Orange County and a Long Beach man who attended UC Irvine. Their diagnoses bring the total number of L.A. County cases to seven. 

According to health officials, the UC Riverside student had visited a number of L.A. County and Orange County sites while infected. These include Humanities Instructional Building 100, Krieger Hall, Humanities Hall 112 and the health center at UCI Irvine, as well as a showing of "Avengers: Endgame" in Long Beach. Meanwhile, health officials have warned that another infected person attended an "Avengers" showing at a theatre in Fullerton.

If you’re having trouble keeping track of the new confirmed cases, be sure to check out this map of all 2019 outbreaks in California from the Sacramento Bee. It shows 40 cases now spread out over 12 California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Butte, Calaveras, Shasta, and Tehama.


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