Judge considers barring 3,000 inmates from 2 California prisons because of airborne fungus

  • by: DON THOMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 17, 2013 - 7:55 PM

SAN FRANCISCO — A lawyer representing inmates at two California state prisons told a federal judge Monday that an airborne fungus occurring in the San Joaquin Valley presents the deadly threat of valley fever and that thousands should be transferred immediately.

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