Fever hits thousands in parched West farm region - Article Photos 1/2

In this Feb. 16, 2011 photo, Carlos Cervantes, 3, left, wears a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) at Children's Hospital Central California in Madera, Calif. This is the third visit for Carlos who was diagnosed with Valley fever. His mother Maria Cendejas, background, traveled with her son from the family's home in Livingston. Maria said the first symptoms occurred when Carlos was 2.5 months old. A rash developed into a low fever. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Eric Paul Zamora) LOCAL PRINT OUT (VISALIA TIMES-DELTA, REEDY EXPONENT, KINGBURG RECORDER, SELMA ENTERPRISE, HANFORD SENTINEL, PORTERVILLE RECORDER, MADERA TRIBUNE, THE BUSINESS JOURANL FRENSO); LOCAL TV OUT (KSEE24, KFSN30, KGE47, KMPH26)