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California measles outbreak over

4/20/2015

CNN
By Steve Almasy

(CNN)—A measles outbreak that affected more than 130 Californians since December is over, the California Department of Public Health declared Friday.

It has been 42 days since the last known case of B3 strain of measles, the equivalent of two successive incubation periods, said Dr. Karen Smith, director of the health department.

The department said in its latest update that 131 people came down with the B3 strain, and five who had a different genotype than the outbreak strain.

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