Valley Fever Could Spread Beyond Southwest

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Indian Country Today

New research finds that as climate change alters American landscapes in the coming decades, valley fever has the potential to spread far beyond the Southwest. Dr. John Galgiani, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence at UArizona and BIO5 member, said misdiagnosis is one of the biggest mistakes made with valley fever and the best way to prevent this is through educating the public on symptom recognition.