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Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...Juneau schools of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough."There have been two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, and three suspected cases. All the cases so far were reported at downtown schools, Juneau School District...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-24/several-cases-whooping-cough-reported-j
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...suspected cases of "whooping cough," officially known as pertussis, in Juneau schools. The sickness is a highly contagious disease, which starts with symptoms like those of a common cold, but within two weeks intensifies into a series of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-25/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Tuberculosis plagues Anchorage homeless

ANCHORAGE - Tuberculosis, a highly contagious disease, has been spreading fast among homeless people in Anchorage for more than a year with no signs of stopping, according to city...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041607/sta_20070416003.shtml
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Smallpox shots to start in February

...reactions are," Funk told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The vaccinations are voluntary. Smallpox is a highly contagious disease that could be fatal for 30 percent of infected people. It was eradicated in the United States a half century...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012703/sta_smallpox.shtml
News
Officials: City needs strategy to deal with bioterrorism

...1-in-3 chance of dying from smallpox, which was eradicated in the wild 20 years ago, Jilly said. The highly contagious disease is preventable with vaccines but the United States has only 15 million doses, said Jilly, adding that it's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110101/Loc_bioterrorism.shtml
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