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That rare disease, histoplasmosis, can be contracted by inhaling the spores of a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum, which can emanate from chicken droppings and become airborne.
One family of scientists who peered inside a bat tree without masks, Goldberg said, came down with histoplasmosis, a severe, sometimes deadly respiratory disease also found in the U.S., and sometimes known as cave disease.
Leighton, 44, began losing his vision two years ago due to ocular histoplasmosis, a fungal infection that can spread to the eyes.
Cohen put the property up for sale in 1978 when the property was linked to the nation’s largest outbreak of histoplasmosis, a flu-like respiratory disease.
A resident shared a story of his sister diagnosed with histoplasmosis, a disease contracted when airborne spores of the fungus histoplasma capsulatum are inhaled into the lungs.
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First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
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