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Jul 17, 2017 In The News
Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to VT-1598, a novel oral agent for the treatment of coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley Fever.
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Valley Fever is a disease you can catch from the dust in the air. Many cases are mild but some can be so severe they attack skin and bone and threaten your life.
Jun 6, 2017 In The News
During a press conference on April 12, 2017, Public Health reported the number of confirmed cases as 1,905. In an ongoing effort to keep the community informed of the rise in Valley Fever cases, Public Health has now confirmed 2,310 human cases of Valley Fever in Kern County residents during 2016, including 6 fatalities.
May 10, 2017 In The News
People living in the American Southwest have experienced a dramatic increase in windblown dust storms in the last two decades, likely driven by large-scale changes in sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean drying the region’s soil, according to new NOAA-led research.