Researcher David Haddad wears a mask to guard against valley fever while studying the San Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek in the Carrizo Plain, in a 2011 photo. The spores can be spread when dirt is disturbed.
Researcher David Haddad wears a mask to guard against valley fever while studying the San Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek in the Carrizo Plain, in a 2011 photo. The spores can be spread when dirt is disturbed. David Middlecamp The Tribune
Researcher David Haddad wears a mask to guard against valley fever while studying the San Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek in the Carrizo Plain, in a 2011 photo. The spores can be spread when dirt is disturbed. David Middlecamp The Tribune

Valley fever has already caused two deaths in SLO County this year

February 07, 2017 05:04 PM

UPDATED February 07, 2017 05:30 PM