Arizona reports the most Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis cases in the US, accounting for between half and two-thirds of all cases annually.

This week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a proclamation declaring this Valley Fever Awareness Week.

In this short video, I look at what is valley fever, how many cases have been reported this year and the situation with misdiagnosis and treatment.

In addition, how is/will climate change affect valley fever and did you know this fungal disease affects dogs also?

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