Bioscience

New drug being developed that could cure valley fever

March 31, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – A new drug is being studied that could possibly cure valley fever, which infects 50,000 Arizonans a year.

Nikkomycin Z is in development at the Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties account for two-thirds of the country’s valley fever cases.

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