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Juneau anthrax tests: All negative

...taken from six Juneau state workers have tested negative for anthrax, according to final results by the state public health laboratory. A suspect envelope also showed no signs of the potentially deadly bacterium in test results released today...
Update: Six locals test negative for anthrax

...six Juneau state workers have tested negative for anthrax exposure, according to final results by the state Public Health Laboratory. However, two state offices in a building on Main Street and Third Street will remain sealed until test results...
State Briefs

...infectious diseases, help hospitals get ready to handle large numbers of casualties and improve communications and public health laboratory capacity. Each state is receiving $5 million, plus an additional amount based on its population. The money...
Wish list for Alaska STD rates

...people. About 84 percent of chlamydia cases occur in people ages 15 to 29. 2) To increase funding to the State Public Health Laboratory to provide free chlamydia and gonorrhea testing services to all providers in Alaska. 3) To increase capacity...
Swine flu suspected in crew member on cruise ship

...Skagway as well as Prince Rupert and Victoria, British Columbia. Testing was performed at the Washington State Public Health Laboratory and forwarded to the CDC. The CDC is in the process of validating the results, which were expected Monday...
Norwalk-like virus strikes Ketchikan

...the federal Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta to test for Norwalk-like viruses and to the Alaska State Public Health Laboratory in Anchorage for parasitic and bacterial tests, McLaughlin said. Results are expected next week. "We don't...
Bonds may pay for high school

...participation, a type of financing that doesn't require voter approval. That's how the state paid for a new public health laboratory in Anchorage, he said. Some lawmakers may be reluctant to take on a large amount of debt, however, without...
Help out bat study, but be careful

...dead bats or those behaving "unbat-like". Have an expert collect the sick or dead bat and send it to the public health laboratory for testing. Any bat bite or exposure of mucous membranes (eyes, mouth, wound) to bat saliva should be reported...
Initial tests: no danger in suspicious powder

...officials. Department of Health and Social Services spokesman Greg Wilkinson said Thursday that tests at the Public Health Laboratory in Anchorage were negative for biological and toxic substances. "They put it through a rapid test so they can...


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