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Official: white powder at JSD is like cake mix

...that was sent to the Juneau School District tested negative for any toxins, according to a public health official.Bernd Jilly, the chief of Alaska State Public Health Laboratories, says it appears the substance is a mixture of flour and cornstarch...
State labs authorized to confirm swine flu cases

...authorized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to issue final confirmations of swine flu cases. Bernd Jilly, chief of Alaska public health laboratories, said having the ability to test for, and confirm, swine flu will save...
3 of 4 suspicious envelopes test negative for toxins

...analysis on three of the four envelopes, and I'm happy to report that there is nothing bad in anyone of those," Dr. Bernd Jilly, the chief of Alaska State Public Health Laboratories, said in a phone interview Thursday from Anchorage.Jilly could...
FBI: 5th suspicious letter received

...District, and now, the Kashunamiut School District. Juneau and Thorne Bay both received the letters on Wednesday.Dr. Bernd Jilly, the chief of Alaska State Public Health Laboratories, said his lab received the specimen from Juneau Thursday evening...
Officials say Alaska is in no danger of radiation

...Japan site. Edwards urged caution in such models because they don't always accurately show actual radiation levels. Bernd Jilly, the director of Alaska State Public Health Laboratories, said that the problem with such dispersal models is they...
Alaska Digest

...Biological Research and Diagnostics facility. "We could handle everything from the common cold all the way to smallpox," Bernd Jilly, the chief of the state's public health labs, said Tuesday, when the ground breaking ceremony was held. The state...
Swine flu suspected in crew member on cruise ship

...enjoying Alaska's ports of call. "People who are well there is no need to restrict their movements," he said. Dr. Bernd Jilly, laboratories chief for the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services, said testing for swine flu has kept state...
Bethel organizes as STD rates climb

...across the nation. "They've also seen an increase in positives but not at the number that we have," said Dr. Bernd Jilly, chief of state Public Health Laboratories. "It seems to be a bona fide problem and not just because we're looking...


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