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Hot, Dry Winds Help Spread Deadly Valley Fever Infections

Clip: 06/26/2013 | 8m 32s

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.

Aired: 06/26/13

Rating: NR

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