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County hopes to keep measles outbreak in check

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has 21 confirmed cases of measles, 17 of which are linked to the outbreak triggered at Disneyland, a top county health official reported Feb. 3. Interim Health Officer Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser told the Board of Supervisors there is “some hope that we will get ahead of the outbreak in Read More…

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Lynwood sailor volunteers during Singapore port visit

Several members of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a community relations project by volunteering at the Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen during a scheduled port visit to Singapore, Jan. 19. Among them was Cryptologic Technician 1st Class Jesus Barraza of Lynwood. Lt. Mathew Drayton, the chaplain Read More…

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State measles outbreak grows

More measles cases have been reported in the state. The number of cases has increased to 73, with 50 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, the California  Department of Public Health reported Jan. 26. Last week, public health officials reported 59 cases since December; 42 with a Disney connection. In addition, 13 cases Read More…