cdc http://kvpr.org en 'Unprecedented' Meeting Focuses On Valley Fever http://kvpr.org/post/unprecedented-meeting-focuses-valley-fever-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kings County health officer Dr. Michael </span>MacLean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> uses one word to sum up this week’s valley fever symposium: 'Unprecedented.'</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says it’s a big deal that the leaders of the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health are gathering in Bakersfield to focus their attention on an orphan disease that mainly affects the southwestern United States.</span></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:55:16 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 21906 at http://kvpr.org 'Unprecedented' Meeting Focuses On Valley Fever CDC To Hold Valley Fever Symposium in Bakersfield, McCarthy Says http://kvpr.org/post/cdc-hold-valley-fever-symposium-bakersfield-mccarthy-says-0 <p></p><p></p><p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will visit the San Joaquin Valley later this year to train public health professionals and the public in recognizing and defending against valley fever, Congressman Kevin McCarthy said Monday after an in-depth meeting with the agency and its director.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:30:22 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 14017 at http://kvpr.org CDC To Hold Valley Fever Symposium in Bakersfield, McCarthy Says CDC Study: Valley Fever Cases Increasing Dramatically http://kvpr.org/post/cdc-study-valley-fever-cases-increasing-dramatically <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cases of valley fever are climbing at stunning rates nationwide, and especially in California and Arizona, according to a new study released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.</span></p><p>The agency launched its analysis following the publication of the Reporting on Health Collaborative’s <a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/just-one-breath">‘Just One Breath’</a> series on valley fever. Valley Public Radio is a member of the partnership.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:48:15 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 12823 at http://kvpr.org CDC Study: Valley Fever Cases Increasing Dramatically CDC: As Many as 10,000 Yosemite Visitors At Risk of Hantavirus http://kvpr.org/post/cdc-many-10000-yosemite-visitors-risk-hantavirus <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">The hantavirus&nbsp;outbreak in Yosemite National Park that has sickened six and killed two could grow much larger, according to the Centers For Disease Control. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:12:47 +0000 Joe Moore 3276 at http://kvpr.org CDC: As Many as 10,000 Yosemite Visitors At Risk of Hantavirus