2015 Valley Fever News

Drone Sniffs the Air to Map Valley Fever Fungus in California December 2015

Cases of Valley Fever Up 24 Percent Through October  November 2015

Early Detection Saves Lives, So Don’t Just Write It Off As a Stubborn Cold November 2015

The Mysterious Rise of Valley Fever November 2015

We’re Working to Find a Cure for Valley Fever October 2015

Clinical Trial Will Test New Treatment For Valley Fever Pneumonia October 2015

CDC Releases Combined Summary of Notifiable Infectious, Noninfectious Diseases (Including Valley Fever) October 2015

Reid Park (Zoo) Lion Felled by Valley Fever, Tucson AZ October 2015

Liposomal Amphotericin B ‘Preferred Agent’ for Severe Cocci(dioidomycosis) October 2015

How The Drought Is Hurting Health October 2015

Global Warming Health Impacts (Including Valley Fever) Hit Northern Arizona September 2015

Valley Fever Can Be Devastating for Dogs September 2015

Firefighter Who Can’t Prove Source of Valley Fever Fungal Disease Denied Workmen’s Compensation September 2015

Valley Drought Study Takes Broader View: Fresno State Report Assesses Mental Health, Disease and Other Effects August 2015

DxNA’s Valley Fever Test Enters Clinical Trials August 2015

State of California Issues Valley Fever Warning August 2015

Valley Fever Cases Drop in San Bernardino County August 2015

August Is Valley Fever Awareness Month Fresno, CA August 2015

Valley Fever Walk to Raise Awareness, Money July 2015

Drought May Be Slowing Valley Fever Outbreak July 2015

Coccidioidomycosis in a State Where It Is Not Known To Be Endemic — Missouri, 2004–2013 June 2015

Incidents of Valley Fever Declining in San Bernardino County June 2015

Emotions Run High at Lucerne Valley (California) Solar Meeting (Valley Fever concerns cited) June 2015

Lakeside (California) Residents and Planners Voice Outrage Over Sand Mining Proposal at Heated Meeting (Valley Fever concerns cited) June 2015

NIOSH Study and Recommendations on Reducing Exposure to Valley Fever in California Prison Workers June 2015

Enhanced Surveillance of Coccidioidomycosis in Low- and Non-Endemic States Proposal by CDC June 2015

Viamet Announces NIH Grant for Compounds Directed at Valley Fever May 2015

Valley Fever Study Highlights Toll, Barriers Faced by Families of Pediatric Patients May 2015

California’s Drought Could Increase Health Risks, Experts Say April 2015

Valley Fever Ramping Up in Valley of the Sun April 2015


Family Remembers Pregnant Wife, Mother Killed By Rare Infection (Coccidioidomycosis) March 2015

Vaccine Developed at University of Arizona Could Prevent Valley Fever March 2015

Valley Fever Gave Andres Ruffner a Collapsed Lung February 2015

Valley Fever”s Effect on Cynthia Drummond, Benson Arizona February 2015

Maggy The Dog Struggles with Valley Fever February 2015

New A”s First Baseman Ike Davis Hopes to Bounce Back From Valley Fever February 2015

Construction of California”s High-Speed Rail Could Increase Risk of Fungal Infection January 2015