Measels Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child

US News & World Report
Date Published: 
March 22, 2010

The family's 7-year-old boy, who was intentionally unvaccinated against measles, was exposed to the virus while traveling in Europe. When he returned home to San Diego, he unknowingly exposed a total of 839 people, and an additional 11 unvaccinated children contracted the disease.