Saturday 29 June 2013

Extreme heat creates fungal infeciton

Hot, Dry Winds Help Spread Deadly Valley Fever Infections

In the Mojave Desert, extreme heat and wind made worse by more intense weather conditions in recent years has helped the spread of a resilient fungus that causes a deadly infection known as Valley Fever. Ray Suarez reports on the role of dust in the dramatic rise of Valley Fever.

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