valley fever

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    July 6, 2014  

    KVIE reports on Valley Fever, a fungal disease that is is not always taken seriously in its early stages — and can be easily misdiagnosed. 40 percent of people who come down with symptoms are able to keep the fungus in check in their lungs, but for others, the fungus spreads. According to the CDC, 22,401 new infections were recorded across the U.S. in 2011. Continue reading

  • August 9, 2013  

    In the Mojave Desert, extreme heat and wind made worse by more intense weather conditions in recent years has helped the spread of a resilient fungus that causes a deadly infection known as Valley Fever. Ray Suarez reports on the role of dust in the dramatic rise of Valley Fever. Continue reading

  • June 26, 2013  

    In the Mojave Desert, extreme heat and wind made worse by more intense weather conditions in recent years has helped the spread of a resilient fungus that causes a deadly infection known as Valley Fever. Ray Suarez reports on the role of dust in the dramatic rise of Valley Fever. Continue reading