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Valley Fever Cases "Skyrocketing," With Most Cases in Arizona

March 28, 2013

The number of people getting Valley Fever is "skyrocketing," which, unfortunately for everyone, is not a reference to the readership of the New Times news blog.

The Arizona Department of Health Services passed along the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention news explaining that Valley Fever cases "dramatically increased," in southwestern states, and specifically, Arizona.

Between Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah there were 2,265 Valley Fever cases in 1998. In 2011, there were more than 22,000.


Read the full article on the Pheonix New Times website.

Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.