Science and Technology : INCURABLE DISEASE SPREADS IN CALI

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  1. Kemetstry

    Kemetstry going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    This terrifying disease is a great reason not to move to California

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    Valley Fever might be enough to scare you off moving to California. Officially called coccidioidomycosis, or cocci for short, it's wreaking all sorts of havoc, including forcing the California Department of Corrections to move 2,600 Central Valley prisoners at high risk for contracting it to new digs. Doctors fighting the airborne fungal infection, which is especially prevalent in California and Arizona, describe hellish symptoms from skin lesions to stroke. It can also eat away bones and attack the brain. Winemaker Todd Schaefer, 48, thinks he contracted the disease 10 years ago while riding around on his tractor. Since then, he has suffered a stroke, a hole in his lung and near-fatal heart episodes. Not to scare you any more, but there is no known cure and incidents are on the rise with over 20,000 cases reported annually.[Source



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    Since there seems to be no information abou this from the indegenous people who had been there thousands of years, the Hopi, Yaqui and Navaho, and no folk reference to this or record of incidence going back to the colonist/genociders 100 years ago, or the Mexicans 200 years ago,
    then this seems to be a military Black op; Biowarfare product that leaked out into the public!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccidioidomycosis
     
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    http://www.utoronto.ca/occmed/courses/HMB436H/HMB436H-2012-lecture-08.pdf
     
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    No worries. I just find biology interesting.
     
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    And I find it always an honor to learn something Thank you Brother G
     
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    Yet you seldom post in my other threads






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    Does that really matter?
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Even far from the region, I too have empathy etc., but let's not panic (just to avoid the rush), ok?

    As regards such things, also remember the ole saying, i. e., about the person who yelled 'wolf' too much, and no real relief came, when a real one showed up!

    FYI...
     
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    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Another suggestion for an ally, not a 'critic', bruh...

    FYI
     
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