72 results for "Valley Fever"

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    Sneeze, wheeze, allergies: Valley's drought making it worse

    The dry, warm spring has kicked allergy season into overdrive. Pollen counts began spiking early, and except for a storm or two in March there hasn't been rain to wash away the pollen.

    Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:32 PM

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    Valley fever seminar series continues at UC Merced

    Valley fever research in the San Joaquin Valley continues to attract public attention, due in part to the UC Merced Valley Fever Seminar Series.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:48 PM

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    Mosquitoes begin hatching despite a hot and dry spring

    It’s shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the central San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn’t stopped mosquitoes from hatching.

    Friday, April 11, 2014 at 10:27 PM

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    UC Merced researchers to study kids, Valley fever

    Erin Gaab, a postdoctoral scholar at UC Merced’s Health Sciences Research Institute, is taking the initiative in looking closer at the psycho-social issues faced by families with children who have been diagnosed with Valley fever.

    Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:40 PM

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    Fresno research leads to speedier Valley fever test

    Doctors in the San Joaquin Valley have a new, fast way to help diagnose Valley fever using a test developed in a Fresno hospital laboratory. The new DNA test for the fungal disease -- a first in the state -- can provide results in five hours i...

    Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:15 PM

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    UC Merced to present Valley fever lecture series

    UC Merced’s Health Sciences Research Institute is taking the next step in educating residents about valley fever by leading a 12-lecture series designed to tackle questions about combating the illness and its effect on the community.

    Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9:07 PM

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    Report: Valley fever more likely in two prisons than surrounding communities

    Valley fever killed three employees at two Central San Joaquin Valley prisons in recent years and sickened 103 others, according to a federal health care agency report made public last week.

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 8:01 PM

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    Flu claims life of 4th person in Merced County

    Merced County Department of Public Health confirmed another death from H1N1 Thursday. Four people have died in the county from the flu and four more have been admitted to the intensive-care unit with flu-like symptoms.

    Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:39 PM

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    Why Jerry Brown skirted high-speed rail and water plan in California State of the State address

    Gov. Jerry Brown has pursued two multibillion-dollar water and high-speed rail projects so aggressively in recent months that it loomed conspicuously how carefully he stepped to avoid the projects in his biggest speech of the year.

    Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM

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    Merced County starts seeing flu cases

    Merced County Public Health said the county has seen three severe cases of the flu virus this season. Officials said that’s not a high number but the peak of the season is still to come.

    Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 12:04 AM

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