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Valley Fever

Robert Kim-Farley, professor-in-residence of epidemiology and community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was interviewed by KPCC for a segment about an increase in cases of Valley fever. 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Most people think of it as an ailment confined to the Central Valley and it's true, that's still where most cases are found. But dust storms have blown the spores that create Valley fever across the state--even down to Los Angeles. Almost 1,000 cases were reported in L.A. County in 2017. And this year is on track to be worse.

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