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JUST ONE BREATH: Woman lost two years to valley fever -- and remains fearful of return

February 10, 2013

By THE REPORTING ON HEALTH COLLABORATIVE:

On Sunday, two people from Bakersfield shared their battle with valley fever, including a woman who lost 45 pounds and went blind and a man who, 21 years after diagnosis, still only has half his normal lung capacity.

Today, two more recount their struggle, as part of a continuing effort to educate the community about the causes and effects of -- and limited treatments available for -- valley fever.

Read the full article on The Bakersfield Californian website.