Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...Society has seen a few cases of kennel cough recently, GHS veterinarian Rachel Berngartt...if you think your dog could have kennel cough, call its vet, she said. Symptoms can...something as mild as a runny nose or a cough," she said. "To dogs that can be more...
SEARHC encourages prevention against whooping cough

...they have a current pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination.In July, the Centers for...Prevention (CDC) said this summer's whooping cough outbreak could become the worst in the...vaccine than a few years ago.Whooping cough starts out with cold-like symptoms such...
Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough."There have been two confirmed cases...coughing intensifies and series of rapid coughs are sometimes followed by a "whooping...does begin showing symptoms of whooping cough, parents are encouraged to contact their...
Juneau becomes a 'hot spot' for whooping cough with a growing number of whooping cough cases and are trying to stem the growth...makes Juneau one of the state's whooping cough hot spots, along with Homer, said Dr...sneezing, low-grade fever and a mild cough that gradually becomes more severe and...
Whooping cough vaccines available

...State health and Juneau school officials are offering whooping cough vaccines today and Wednesday at two area middle schools. A spike in pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, has pressed officials into making the vaccines available to...
Photo: Whooping cough vaccinations

...a Tdap vaccine Tuesday at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The clinic will move to Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School from 2 to 8 p.m. today. There have been a growing number of Pertussis (whooping cough) cases reported in Juneau this year.
Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...her story.Zaverl, formerly Becky Roberts, was born and raised in Fairbanks. She was only 12 years old when an "annoying cough" prompted a trip to the pediatrician for an X-ray. The night before the appointment Zaverl noticed a lump above her collar...
Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals until that wonderful day when smoking was finally eliminated in the bars and restaurants in Juneau. Gone were my hacking coughs. My asthma greatly improved. The lethargy and smoke-headaches the next day and the worry about the increasing risk of cancer...
Kennel cough outbreak slowing down, but still not vanquished

...infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as kennel cough or canine cough, in recent weeks. But they said the disease still...Veterinary Services, first treated dogs with kennel cough-like symptoms, mostly a dry, hacking cough in the...
Vets report largest kennel cough outbreak in 20 years

...her dog had tracheobronchitis, or kennel cough, a throat infection that can lead to pneumonia...We're swamped with cases, kennel cough is a real outbreak," said Dr. Michael...infection, which is a cousin of whooping cough, can be transmitted to people with compromised...


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