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Federal Judge: Move Inmates at Risk of Valley Fever

June 24, 2013

All inmates at risk of developing a serious form of valley fever had to be removed from two central California state prisons in 2013, upholding a directive from the federal official in charge of prison health care. The ruling came over the objections of the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which balked at the complexity of the policy. 

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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Plevin, Valley Public Radio.