Apr 25, 2019 - Health

Hundreds of college kids quarantined in Los Angeles for measles

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After 2 college students were diagnosed with measles, UCLA and Cal State L.A. have quarantined more than 200 students and staff who have either not been vaccinated or were unable to show proof of vaccinations, per the Los Angeles Times.

Details: County health workers reached out to about 500 people who came into contact with the infected students, and roughly 79 of those individuals have not shown vaccination records at UCLA, the LA Times reports. At Cal State L.A., more than 150 library employees have failed to provide vaccination records. Already, there are 38 confirmed cases of measles in California this year.

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