valley fever

Valley Fever Outbreaks More Widespread than Previously Thought

February 14, 2018
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.

Valley Fever Awareness: Outdoor Workers at Risk

July 26, 2017
People who work outdoors in California’s Central Valley, especially workers who dig or disturb soil, like agricultural workers, are at risk for Valley Fever.