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Veterinarians bring checkups to Yukon River communities

...puppies that can become strays. Health officials worry this population will come in contact with germs and disease, including rabies that has been found in the Yukon-Kiskokwim Delta fox population.Native Rural Veterinary director Angie Fitch says her group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/veterinarians-bring-checkups-yukon-rive
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Veterinarians bring checkups to Yukon River communities

...puppies that can become strays. Health officials worry this population will come in contact with germs and disease, including rabies that has been found in the Yukon-Kiskokwim Delta fox population.Native Rural Veterinary director Angie Fitch says her group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/veterinarians-bring-checkups-yukon-rive
State
State to end subsidized rabies treatment

...offer a subsidized treatment plan for rabies infections.The state's epidemiology...saying it will no longer give away "rabies post-exposure prophylaxis," the medicine used to treat people exposed to rabies, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-19/state-end-subsidized-rabies-treatment
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No rabies found in wolves blamed in teacher death

ANCHORAGE - Two wolves suspected of killing a teacher outside the rural village of Chignik Lake did not have rabies. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced the negative results Thursday. The animals were shot Monday from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031910/sta_592882432.shtml
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EAT, PLAY, LOVE

...organization's first adoption. Adopting a stray dog isn't as straightforward as packing the dog onto a plane. The dogs must get a rabies vaccine and other shots, then there is a month-long waiting period before they can travel, plus a health check-up seven...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-04/eat-play-love
Local
Prince of Wales Island bat tests positive for rabies

...from Prince of Wales Island tested positive for rabies, the second recorded case of bat rabies in the state, according to Alaska Department...This poses no new threat to humans, but rabies is a serious health threat, because it can...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/sta_20060922015.shtml
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Epidemic of rabies hits northern coast

...ANCHORAGE - State epidemiologists say a rabies epizootic - an epidemic among animals...under 40 percent, tested positive for rabies, said lab manager Don Ritter. Microbiologists found rabies in 44 arctic foxes, 18 red foxes and four...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031002/sta_rabies.shtml
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Virus hunter played key role in halting rabies

...in Alaska more than three decades ago, rabies was ravaging rural parts of the state...people and pass the disease to them. Rabies requires fast action; the clock starts...reduced the number of people exposed to rabies. In fact, nobody has died from rabies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080204/sta_virus.shtml
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Wolf that attacked sled dogs had rabies

...Marshall last week has tested positive for rabies and state officials say unvaccinated dogs...Yukon River village of Marshall, the rabies-infected wolf was among those that killed...17-month-old female wolf was positive for the rabies virus. Alaska Department of Fish and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102018.shtml
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Free rabies shots

Mic helle Seaman's kitten Butterbean finds a bit of comfort on Seaman's shoulder Saturday while waiting in line for a free rabies shot during a vaccination clinic at the Kenai Animal Shelter. Dogs far outnumbered the few nervous cats and one ferret in attendance.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031003/sta_rabies.shtml
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