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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
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
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
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
2nd bacteria outbreak from raw milk reported on peninsula

...of Health and Social Services said.A similar bacterial infection sickened more than 30 people in February, the...milk because of the higher risk of developing a bacterial infection.___Information from: (Kenai, Alaska) Peninsula...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-26/2nd-bacteria-outbreak-raw-milk-reported
State
Chlamydia is a common infection

...people assume they are not exposed when in fact they are. Sound off on the important issues at "Klumideeah" is a bacterial infection of the eye, lungs, genital tract that is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100307/nei_20071003002.shtml
Neighbors

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