Baby Tested Positive For Measles At Santa Monica High Toddler Center

(FOX 11) Santa Monica High School's infant toddler center is shut down today after a baby, too young to vaccinate, tested positive for measles. District officials were notified by the mother as soon as symptoms appeared in her baby. The school district sent out a letter to parents at the high school to inform them about the case.

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An investigation will be done to see how many others, infant, toddlers, and daycare center workers may have been exposed or infected.

This center is available to Santa Monica high school students to drop off their babies while they attend classes. There are 24 infants in the program. It's unclear how long the infected baby has been attending.

Students at the high school say the day care is pretty removed from the rest of the campus adding "I'm not too concerned I got my shots but I feel bad for everyone who has been infected." said student Gaynor Rios.

Babies get vaccinated for measles starting at 12 months.

There are more than 90 confirmed cases of measles in California traced back to exposure at Disneyland in December.

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