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Two in Fairbanks diagnosed with bacterial infection

FAIRBANKS - Two Fairbanks residents have been diagnosed with tularemia, a potentially fatal bacterial infection more commonly found in pets. Alaska Department of Fish and Game veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen learned of the outbreak from state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080709/sta_479158670.shtml
Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies after surgery

...Karen Wolf of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma says E.T. had been ill for weeks with a serious bacterial infection, had not eaten for more than two weeks and suffered from painful arthritis.Zoo Deputy Director John Houck called...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-19/beloved-walrus-washington-state-zoo-die
State
Officials probing deadly circus tent collapse

...license suspension, included failing to get adequate veterinary care for elephants with severe chemical burns and a bacterial infection and elephants with overgrown footpads and toenails. They also were cited for failing to get treatment for an elephant...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-05/officials-probing-deadly-circus-tent-
Not For Web
Fairbanks swine flu victim likely had secondary infection

...overwhelmed by a secondary bacterial infection, the state epidemiologist...were also a big danger. A bacterial infection on top of the flu virus played...known about the secondary bacterial infection, the outcome might have been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091009/sta_491613273.shtml
North Pole man sickened by 'rabbit fever'

...and Game officials suspect that a man who became sick after skinning a hare has been infected with tularemia, a bacterial infection known as rabbit fever.Tulameria is spread by ticks that primarily live on hares. It can be spread to humans...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/north-pole-man-sickened-rabbit-fever
Outdoors
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...under five (especially children younger than two), and people 65 and over. Because the flu is a virus, not a bacterial infection, antibiotics are not effective as a treatment. However, there are anti-viral medications available that your...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...kennel cough recently, GHS veterinarian Rachel Berngartt said. But don't be alarmed - a small uptick in the bacterial infection happens once every couple years in Juneau, she said, and it's rarely life-threatening for dogs.However...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-03/cases-kennel-cough-reported-juneau
Local
Swingley back in front of Iditarod

...Iditarod teams died Friday, one of them from a bacterial infection three days after it had been dropped by a musher...tired and wasn't eating well. The dog died of a bacterial infection of the chest cavity lining, according to necropsy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031101/Spo_Swingley.html
Sports
Alaska has top TB rate

...according to figures released Tuesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection spread through the air. It spreads easily among people living in close quarters. Infection causes sweats, weight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061301/Loc_tbrates.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Iditarod teams died Friday, one of them from a bacterial infection three days after it had been dropped by a musher...tired and wasn't eating well. The dog died of a bacterial infection of the chest cavity lining, according to necropsy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031101/Spo_Swingley.shtml

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