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Valley Fever

California Ordered To Move Thousands Of Inmates

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 08.25.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to move several thousand inmates out of two California prisons because they are...

'A Callous Disregard For Patient Health And Safety'

AP | MIHIR ZAVERI and DON THOMPSON | Posted 08.17.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A lawyer representing inmates at two California state prisons told a federal judge Monday that an airborne fungus occurring in t...

Valley Fever Infecting Thousands In Agricultural Heartland

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living

California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease infecting more and more people ar...

Fatal Fever Hits CA

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Los Angeles

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Authorities were investigating a valley fever outbreak that sickened 28 workers at solar power plants under construction in...

Ike Davis Optimistic Despite Valley Fever Diagnosis

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis says he's ready to play despite being diagnosed with valley fever. Third baseman D...

'Valley Fever' Strikes Mets

AP | Posted 03.04.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mets first baseman Ike Davis likely has valley fever and will be given days off to avoid extreme fatigue, a symptom of the disease. Davis...

Dust Storms Spread Deadly Diseases Worldwide, But May Ease Effects Of Climate Change: Researchers

The Observer | John Vidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Huge dust storms, like the ones that blanketed Sydney twice last week, hit Queensland yesterday and turned the air red across much of eastern Australi...