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Judge: Calif. Must Move Inmates Because Of Fungus

A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to move several thousand inmates out of two California prisons because they are at a high risk of contracting a potentially deadly airborne fungus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2013

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Only On CBS2: Expert Sheds Light On Valley Fever After It Kills Antelope Valley Teen

An Antelope Valley teen died after she visited four different hospitals before she was diagnosed with Valley Fever.

09/18/2012

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Judge Refuses To Toss Negligence Suit After Inmate Contracts Valley Fever

A lawsuit alleging the government was negligent in exposing a man to a potentially deadly disease while he was incarcerated in California could go to trial as early as next year, after a federal judge refused to dismiss most of the case.

08/28/2011