Valley Fever Outbreaks More Widespread than Previously Thought

Valley fever fungus on tissues
Credit: Valley Fever Center for Excellence

A new study in Emerging Infectious Diseases shows new outbreaks of valley fever

Outbreaks of coccidioidomycosis, known as valley fever, have reached beyond areas in which it was previously considered endemic, and most stem from the environment, according to researchers.

The findings show that the disease demands increased surveillance, they wrote in the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases. Read the full article