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California Prison Leaders To Move Inmates Due To Valley Fever

January 30, 2015
By Diana Aguilera, Valley Public Radio
More than 2,100 California inmates will have to be moved from two Central Valley prisons because they may be susceptible of contracting valley fever. Results from skin tests conducted earlier this month showed an additional 3,050 inmates have already been exposed to the potentially deadly illness. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will move the inmates from Avenal and Pleasant Valley state prisons but officials are still determining where the inmates will be transferred to.