reporting on health collaborative http://kvpr.org en Prison Health Advocates Call For More Steps to Stop Valley Fever Outbreak http://kvpr.org/post/prison-health-advocates-call-more-steps-stop-valley-fever-outbreak <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday afternoon, the federal receiver in charge of health care in California’s prisons ordered the state prison to remove inmates from two Central Valley prisons who are especially at risk of contracting valley fever.&nbsp; A day later, the state and experts are digesting that directive. Valley Public Radio's Rebecca </span>Plevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, as part of the Reporting on Health Collaborative’s investigation into the disease.</span></p><p>----</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 01:44:04 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 14430 at http://kvpr.org Prison Health Advocates Call For More Steps to Stop Valley Fever Outbreak 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