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Kathleen Reddington

Freelance reporter

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The disease known as Valley Fever is usually associated with farmworkers in the Central Valley, but now it’s spreading to the Central Coast.

Valley Fever spreads along the Central Coast

The disease known as Valley Fever is usually associated with farmworkers in the Central Valley, but now it’s spreading to the Central Coast.

from The 805

You can catch the disease known as Valley Fever by inhaling spores from a mold-like fungus buried in the dirt.

Valley Fever is spreading, and climate change may be to blame

You can catch the disease known as Valley Fever by inhaling spores from a mold-like fungus buried in the dirt.

from KCRW Features

Juanita Rivera was diagnosed with Valley Fever in January. Since then, she’s lost most of her hair and had to quit her job as a home care worker in Ventura.…

Valley Fever is spreading, and climate change may be to blame

Juanita Rivera was diagnosed with Valley Fever in January. Since then, she’s lost most of her hair and had to quit her job as a home care worker in Ventura.…

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