Space Mountain – with a side of measles

January 23, 2015
Balloons of Mickey Mouse are carried down main street at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Balloons of Mickey Mouse are carried down main street at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

 

Mickey, Minnie and measles.

No, that’s not the name of an eighth ‘Snow White’ dwarf: Disneyland is in the midst of an actual outbreak of the measles. So far California has tracked 59 confirmed cases of the disease, and most are thought to have originated at the park. The parents of unvaccinated children have been cautioned against visiting until the situation is under control. Perhaps they can visit Disney World instead, and check out all the wacky new medical innovations featured at “Tomorrowland.”

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