New sensors in development at the CDC could provide a breakthrough in valley fever detection and prevention throughout the Southwestern United States.
Community & Public Health
“Valley fever is almost certainly underreported, due to physicians and the public not being familiar with the disease,” said one infectious disease specialist. Reliable estimates of valley fever...
The National Institutes of Health is now providing critical support to multiple studies on valley fever. Such research could yield critical new breakthroughs in our understanding of the long-overlooked disease.
Richard Nuwintore's sentence in the California prison system has ended, but the valley fever infection he picked up while doing time is a life sentence. The state is now working to lower the risk for inmates.
Researchers say a canine vaccine against valley fever could be available within the next 10 years, and the work to save dogs from the disease could also further efforts to create a valley fever...
Valley fever is a fungal respiratory infection that is a constant health threat in vast stretches of the San Joaquin valley.
State lawmakers are expected to receive a first look Friday at the costs tied to an ambitious plan to provide health insurance for more California residents.
Luis Miguel’s cerebral palsy makes access to health care essential, but this is complicated by his undocumented status. UC Davis’ student-run program Clinica Tepati has linked families like his to affordable care for the past 45 years.
Gov. Newsom’s proposed mandate is designed to shore up California's individual health care market. But it could disproportionately impact low- and middle-income residents.
Current health care coverage options for the undocumented in California include a limited program for pregnancy or life-or-death-situations, and the emergency room.