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By Robert On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Valley fever: A potential serious health risk from Phoenix ‘haboob’

A massive dust storm, or in Arabic “haboob”, some 3,000 feet tall and 30 miles wide (WATCH video) hit Phoenix, Arizona Friday forcing a ground stop at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and More...

By Robert On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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New Mexico reports rare death from Valley fever

A 60-year-old Carlsbad man has died from “sepsis due to Coccidioides immitis pneumonia”, a rare thing in the  state of New Mexico, according to a Current-Argus News report Thursday. Coccidioides immitis More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Coccidioides fungus spread to US Northwest

NEWS RELEASE PULLMAN, Wash. – A fungus found in semiarid parts of the Southwest that sometimes launches a lethal illness has been identified for the first time in Washington state soil, leading public health officials More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Talking Valley fever with Dr. John Galgiani

November 9-17, 2013 is the 11th “Valley Fever Awareness Week” in the state of Arizona, a state which reported some 12,000 cases of the fungal infection in 2012. Coccidioides immitis arthroconidiaImage/CDC I More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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‘Valley Fever Awareness Week’ is November 9-17, 2013 in Arizona

Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease that is endemic in the southwestern United States. This  includes southern Arizona, central California, Southern New Mexico, and west Texas. In fact, as More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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What is Valley fever? What is Coccidioidomycosis?

Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection that is endemic in the southwestern US (Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah), plus arid areas Mexico, Central and South America. People are More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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Arizona reports more than 12,000 cases of Valley fever in 2012

Coccidioides immitis arthroconidiaImage/CDC Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease that is endemic in the southwestern United States. This  includes southern Arizona, central California, Southern More...


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