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The Valley Fever Center for Excellence, located at the University of Arizona in Tucson, was established to address the problems caused by the fungus Coccidioides, which causes Valley Fever. Two-thirds of all infections in the United States occur in Arizona, mostly in the urban areas surrounding Phoenix and Tucson. The Center’s mission is to mobilize resources for the eradication of Valley Fever  through education, awareness, patient care and research.

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University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence
Valley fever, also known as desert rheumatism or San Joaquin Valley fever, is Arizona’s disease.