Measles cases traced back to Disneyland Resort

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Nine people who visited Disneyland or Disneyland California Adventure Park during December have confirmed measles cases, state health officials said Wednesday. Seven of the patients live in California and two live in Utah. State and county health officers are investigating an additional four suspected cases — two in Utah and two in California. All of the patients visited the parks in Orange County between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20, California Department of Public Health officials said.

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Raven-Phile's avatar

Thank goodness these kids avoided autism by not getting vaccinated, though, am I right?

Jeff's avatar

The anti-vax people should be quarantined, in case stupid is contagious.


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rollergator's avatar

The number of autism cases linked back to vaccinations remains at zero. Should anyone prove anything more definitive than "both vaccinations and autism exploded in the 20th century" - then medicine will pursue the (absurd) line of reasoning. Until then, vaccinate yourself and your kids, folks...

Because, you know, SCIENCE....

HeyIsntThatRob?'s avatar

I don't blame my son's autism on vaccines, I blame it on my genes. Heck, I exhibited a lot of his tendencies as a child growing up and eventually learned to cope by middle and high school.

~Rob

Jeff's avatar

Yeah, even if they don't have definitive evidence that there's a genetic link, I see way too much of myself in my kid for it to be coincidence. It's just that anything short of Rainman wasn't on anyone's radar when I was a kid.


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Raven-Phile's avatar

HeyIsntThatRob? said:

I don't blame my son's autism on vaccines, I blame it on my genes.

I blame it on the rain.

Sorry... Had to. :)

sws's avatar

I blame it on this.

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LostKause's avatar

I'm not clicking sws's link because I knew what it was even before hovering over it to see the linked website's name.


I fell for it.
But the good news I got to hear Together Forever, too.

Lord Gonchar's avatar

New ride at Disney in 2016:

It's a Smallpox World™


Jeff's avatar

Total cases now stands at 26: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-disneyland-measles-2015...story.html


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rollergator's avatar

It seems like the major anti-science movement is pretty much relegated to the US and those territories held by Islamic militants. The extremists have more in common with each other than they do with the rest of the planet...

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