5 Disneyland employees diagnosed with measles

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ANAHEIM, Calif. – Several employees at Disneyland have been diagnosed with measles, health officials confirmed Tuesday, as the total number of measles cases in the California-centered outbreak rose to 53.

Two of those employees had been vaccinated, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency. Health officials are still investigating whether the other workers have documentation of measles immunization.

Disneyland officials said five employees have been diagnosed with measles since Thursday, and all employees who could’ve been in contact with those five have been asked to provide vaccination records or do a blood test that shows they’ve built immunity to the disease.

Any of those employees who had not been vaccinated or could not confirm their immunity status have been asked to go on paid leave until their status could be confirmed, Disneyland officials said.

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