Deadly 'valley fever' risk means thousands of prison inmates must be moved, federal judge says
Posted Jun 25, 2013 09:00 pm CDT
A federal judge told California officials on Monday that they must move several thousand inmates at two prisons who are at risk of contracting a potentially deadly airborne fungus known as valley fever.
The state has seven days to begin doing so and must complete the move within 90 days, reports the Associated Press.
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