Inmates ordered out of two California prisons after Valley Fever outbreak, deaths
Thousands of inmates at two
medical receiver J. Clark Kelso is in charge of improving health care at
Valley Fever is a fungal infection that causes flu-like symptoms and in serious cases can kill. It has been spreading quickly through the Avenal and Pleasant Valley Prisons of late and has been blamed for dozens of deaths.
Dr. John Galgiani of
The removal order affects more than 3,000 inmates.