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What to know about Valley Fever

Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 12:23:37-04

PHOENIX — Valley Fever is a unique health risk in the desert. Often the result of monsoon dust storms but, an infection can also happen when dust is kicked up by landscaping or at construction sites.

ABC 15 Health Insider Dr. Shad Marvasti discusses the symptoms and how can you differentiate Valley Fever from colds or COVID-19 as well as best practices to minimize your exposure risk.

Watch the full discussion with Dr. Shad Marvasti in the player above.