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Study recommends inmate immunity test for valley fever fungus

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Friday, Jul 25 2014 01:46 PM

SACRAMENTO -- Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press. A federal judge last fall ordered the state to move nearly 2,600 susceptible inmates out...

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  1. Study recommends inmate immunity test for valley fever fungus

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 01:46 PM

    SACRAMENTO -- Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

  2. KMC reduces size of upcoming layoffs

  3. Bakersfield anesthesiologist loses medical license

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