$3M In Funding For Valley Fever Research Makes It Into Brown’s Budget
"After decades of caring for valley fever patients, the Valley Fever Institute will now have the funding needed to proactively expand our efforts and aggressively tackle ways to better treat, prevent and cure valley fever," said Russell Judd, CEO of Kern Medical Center.
The Bakersfield Californian:
Governor Approves $3M For Valley Fever Research In Kern County
A request for $3 million in funding for valley fever research was approved by Gov. Jerry Brown this week. The governor signed into law a request by Sen. Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, for money for research at the Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical Center. The money will be used to expand research and treatment at the institute as well as increase the number of patients who can receive treatment. (6/27)
23 ABC News Bakersfield:
$3 Million For Valley Fever Research Signed Into Law
"This has been a long, dramatic fight to get this funding to where it is needed most and where it will be most effective," said Senator Fuller. "The Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical Center is well-positioned to make the most of this investment, and provide the most direct care to patients who are fighting this devastating disease." (6/27)