Valley Fever

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Valley Fever Hospitalizations Increase In Calif.

The annual rate of hospitalizations for valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease, has doubled over the past 12 years in California, according to a study published on Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Central Valley Prison Evacuations Could Create Problems At Other Facilities

The head of California’s prison system said Tuesday a court order to evacuate thousands of inmates from two Central Valley lockups hit hard by an infectious disease could lead to racial conflicts elsewhere.


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Valley Fever On Rise In San Joaquin County

High winds can pose a danger to your health, and people in one local city may be impacted the most.


Counties Report More Cases Of Valley Fever

San Joaquin Valley communities are reporting more cases of an illness known Valley fever, especially among children, and doctors are trying to determine the cause of the increase.