coccidioidomycosis coccidioidomycosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules

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  • The City Where People Are Afraid To Breathe

    HonorPoncaCityDotCom writes "BBC reports that cases of an incurable illness called valley fever are multiplying at an alarming and mystifying rate in the American south-west. Few places have been hit as hard as Avenal, a remote city of 14,000 people, nestling in a dip in the floor of the San Joaquin Valley in what experts refer to as a 'hot zone' for coccidioidomycosis — an illness caused by the ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Slashdot

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