2 measles cases confirmed in San Bernardino County, 1 case in Long Beach

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Doctors are urging parents to vaccinate their children in light of the recent measles outbreak. (KABC)

Health officials have confirmed two more cases of measles in San Bernardino County and one more case in Long Beach after an outbreak that is tied to Disneyland in Anaheim.

Long Beach health officials say the confirmed case in their city had visited Disneyland last month. San Bernardino County officials also said their two confirmed cases "are in conjunction with the recent outbreak associated with California Disneyland theme parks."

List of potential exposure locations and times

The latest cases bring the total to 26 people in four states. Officials say 22 of the cases are in California and two are in Utah, with one apiece in Colorado and Washington.

Most of the measles patients visited Disneyland or Disney California Adventure between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20, but some may have contracted it from others who had visited the Disney parks.

Doctors are urging parents to vaccinate their children in light of the measles outbreak.

In 2002, California health officials say 95 percent of kindergartners were vaccinated, but today, that number has dropped to 92 percent.

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