la-me-ea-24-unvaccinated-students-banned-from-oc-high-school-after-campus-measles-exposure-20150120Dozens of unvaccinated students have been banned from an Orange County high school after being exposed to measles by an infected classmate. The 24 students cannot return to Huntington Beach High School until January 29, according to district officials. “There’s been some kids absent from my class,” Jordian McCutch said. The infected student was on campus from January 6 to 8. The move is part of an effort to slow the measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December. Orange County has 16 confirmed cases of the viral infection, six of which are not connected to the Disneyland outbreak. “It doesn’t worry me that much because I’ve had the vaccination,” a female student said. Measles is highly contagious and can spread easily through the air. More