Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Valley Fever Watch

After yesterday's haboob, you're probably at a greater risk for coming down with Valley Fever. Most infections are minor and don't present with any serious symptoms, but it can be deadly for some people, especially those who are immunocompromised.

So, if you happen to come down with a cough, fever or flu-like symptoms within the next few weeks, make sure to ask your provider to consider it a potential cause.

Source: Mary Ellen Resendez


  1. According to an article - a leading medical expert predicts a significant increase in the number of people with valley fever in the weeks following the massive dust storm earlier this month.

    No, they're not talking about me.

  2. Here ya go, from the Valley Fever guru himself - Danger in the Wind

  3. Here's a great photo of what this July's haboob looked like close up.

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