Valley fever (Coccidioidomycosis)
This disease is caused by a fungi that will lay dormant in the soil of dry deserts. When the fungi is distrubed by building, combat, farming, earthquakes, or even rain it can be kicked up into the air where it can be breathed in. Once inside the lungs it will activate and take root in the host body.
Fungus - Fungi are a group of microorganisms that are distinct from plants, animals and even bacteria. In Red Ash these entries will focus on the infectious diseases caused by fungi.
Air - Pathogen is in the air and can be affected by winds, increasing its contamination area down wind and decreasing up wind.
- Lethality: 100%
- Infection Rate: 40%
- Contamenation Area: 5 Meters
- Gestation Period: 3 Days
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Save: Health
- Advancement Time: 1 Week
- Life Span: 1 Month
- Residual Life: 5 Years
Stage 1: Common symptoms are fever, body aches, headache, sneezing and a body rash.
Stage 2: The disease will advance throughout the body which includes the following symptoms; severe pneumonia and lung nodules.
Stage 3: Disease enters its final stage and includes the following additional symptoms; skin ulcers, abscesses, bone lesions, severe joint pain, heart inflammation, urinary tract problems and meningitis
Stage 4: Death Roll