Researchers have been trying to understand valley fever for decades, but the playing field remained small until recently.
Healthcare Systems & Policy
In 2018, Governor Jerry Brown Allocated $8 million to Cocci Research And Awareness. How Has It Been Spent?
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown pledged $8 million in state money to fight valley fever in the final 2018-2019 budget, split between the University of California and the new Valley Fever Institute.
Fresno County was obligated to provide care to everyone who needed it, regardless of their immigration status. Now a judge has determined that the county no longer has to offer them medical services.
A woman who lived her life homeless in Los Angeles almost got the help she needed. Her story shows everything could be different.
Coronavirus Files: Long COVID flies under the radar in many communities; Moderna pledges free vaccines
Also, Johns Hopkins and NYT curtail COVID tracking efforts, and new research on long COVID's unequal toll.
Finding people to actually talk about their experiences is tough. For many people, eviction is shrouded in shame.
The pandemic continues to bring stress upon those in the state who can least afford it.
Also, California drops plan to require COVID vaccines in schools, and Chinese study claims no new variants detected from outbreak there.
Los Angeles County had an ambitious plan, but it’s still struggling to shrink the Black infant death rate
Health experts point to the crippling influence of institutionalized racism as a looming roadblock to these efforts.
Also this week: Dearth of pandemic data on race, ethnicity ‘beyond bad,' and experts support additional oversight of pathogen research.