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Inmates at risk for Valley Fever ordered removed from prisons

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In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo,  correctional officers keep watch on inmates on the recreation yard at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. Authorities say that Mexican Mafia member Danny Roman, serving a life sentence at Pelican Bay, gave orders to over two dozen gang members to commit crimes.
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In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo, correctional officers keep watch on inmates on the recreation yard.

Valley Fever is an airborne, fungal disease which can be fatal and it's been causing big problems at some California prisons. Yesterday a judge ordered the state to move inmates at risk of contracting Valley Fever out of two of these facilities.

Now to update on a issue we've been reporting on: Valley Fever.

It's an airborne, fungal disease which can be fatal and it's been causing big problems at some California prisons. Yesterday a judge ordered the state to move inmates at risk of contracting Valley Fever out of two of these facilities.

For more on this, we're joined by Paige St. John of the Los Angeles Times.  

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