Refine Search

Swine flu possible cause of Alaska patient death

...ANCHORAGE - An influenza strain known as swine flu is the possible cause of a patient' for type A influenza. The swine flu strain, or H1N1, is a type A flu...H1N1 strain.H1N1 caused the 2009 swine flu pandemic and has been circulating...
Outside editorial: Swine flu outbreak exposes weaknesses in pandemic preparedness

...response to the growing number of swine flu cases in the United States. The human-to-human spread of swine flu from Mexico to the United States...making the connection between the swine flu cases in Mexico and those in southern...
Alaska has first swine flu-related fatality

...medical conditions has died of complications of swine flu in Washington state - the first swine-flu related fatality of an Alaskan, state health...being released. While most confirmed cases of swine flu have been mild, the woman's death is a reminder...
Avoid swine flu by going vegetarian

...Organization has just ratcheted up the threat alert for the swine flu epidemic to Phase 5 (out of 6). Along with the avian...the Hong Kong flu of 1968 and the Asian flu of 1957, swine flu has been traced to animal waste in a factory farm. Its...
Swine flu suspected in crew member on cruise ship

...what health officials suspect is swine flu. The female crew member of the Serenade...that there was a probable case of swine flu aboard the ship. The ship on Sunday...anti-viral medication effective against swine flu, and for several days had no fever...
Fairbanks swine flu victim likely had secondary infection

...Fairbanks boy who died after contracting swine flu likely was overwhelmed by a least 40 children have died of swine flu. While two-thirds in the said other germs working with swine flu were also a big danger. A bacterial...
No cases of swine flu in Alaska hand enough medication to treat swine flu in about 100,000 people if there...treat about 10,000 more cases of swine flu. That said, the situation in Alaska...expect at some point the arrival of swine flu given how swiftly the virus is becoming...
State's first swine flu case confirmed in Fairbanks

...Alaska has its first official case of swine flu, also known as H1N1, state health...member of her household has contracted swine flu, and she does not work outside the...earlier saw a doctor who suspected swine flu. Though a quick test came back negative...
Fourth case of swine flu confirmed in Alaska

...Alaska tallied its fourth official swine flu case Thursday, but it may have actually...tested and confirmed as the novel H1N1 swine flu virus. State officials had earlier...have since recovered. An additional swine flu case aboard a cruise ship in Alaska...
Swine flu vaccine: Should you get it when time comes?

...protecting yourself against this fall's swine flu (or H1N1 virus) outbreak, from which to respond to the swine flu outbreak in April. Among other things...people are becoming infected with swine flu. This is one of the driving forces...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback