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Norovirus strikes cruise ship bound for Alaska

...modern medicine, norovirus brings unpleasant vomiting and diarrhea. Aboard cruise ships, it's particularly difficult to eradicate...symptoms are the same: headaches, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. It's most commonly spread by person-to-person contact...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/norovirus-strikes-cruise-ship-bound-ala
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More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

...on the Infinity stepped up cleaning and disinfection in response to the outbreak. Symptoms of norovirus include vomiting, diarrhea, fever and body aches. According to the CDC, most people recover within three days. The Infinity was on a 15-night cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
State
Study finds diarrhea is a common climbing malady

...with falling, blizzards or exhaustion: diarrhea. The condition hit almost one in three...to report four climbers who developed diarrhea while ascending the West Buttress - the...of them - 29 percent - reported having diarrhea at some time on the mountain. Four had...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061705/sta_20050617015.shtml
News
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...Beaver feces carry a microscopic protozoa that can cause giardia, known to campers elsewhere in Alaska as "beaver fever." Diarrhea and vomiting are symptoms. Kivalina hunters using the Wulik as a corridor to inland caribou herds have been warned to boil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-03-27/warming-brings-unwelcome-change-alaska-
State
Health officials say Ebola threat low

...patients about travel history if they experience symptoms such as fever, myalgia, severe headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea or unexplained bleeding or bruising.For the public, the division said, Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-08/health-officials-say-ebola-threat-low
State
Health officials say Ebola threat low in Alaska

...patients about travel history if they experience symptoms such as fever, myalgia, severe headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea or unexplained bleeding or bruising.For the public, the division said, Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/health-officials-say-ebola-threat-low-a
State
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...Ebola spread?A: Only through close contact with the bodily fluids of someone who has symptoms, such as fever, vomiting and diarrhea. People aren't contagious until symptoms begin. And Ebola cannot spread through the air.Q: How is Ebola diagnosed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/questions-and-answers-about-us-ebola-ca
State
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...the communications station and shot him and Belisle.Federal public defender Rich Curtner said Wells suffered from chronic diarrhea following gall bladder surgery and was delayed the morning of the murders because he spent 20 minutes in a bathroom of a commuter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/man-gets-4-life-terms-coast-guard-death
State
4 big hospitals face penalties for infection rates

...three with catheter-associated urinary tract infections. One patient fell, and six experienced bacteria that can cause diarrhea and intestinal infections."Anything over one is a problem," Taylor said. "The message is that improvements are being...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/4-big-hospitals-face-penalties-infectio
State
Norovirus suspected in cruise ship illness

...Sound off on the important issues at Kevin Carlisle, a Health Canada environmental health officer, said nausea, vomiting and diarrhea afflicted 105 of the 2,282 passengers and 20 of the 952 crew members on the company's ship Infinity, which returned to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072006/sta_20060720013.shtml
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