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COVID case numbers continue to climb

Pandemic infection counts continue to rise, with Alaska remaining on red alert, and federal health officials warning that the nation is likely to see...

Infection count in Alaska reaches estimated 70,319

Infection rates of the COVID-19 global pandemic continue to rise in Alaska, albeit at a slowing pace, with an estimated 67,507 residents and 2,812 nonresidents now confirmed to have contacted the novel coronavirus.

Study on virus risk to ocean salmon questioned

Three marine conservation entities in British Columbia say they are questioning the integrity of a report issued by the Canadian government that concluded there...

Assessment released on risks to sockeyes

Canadian fisheries officials say their research concludes there are minimal risks to sockeye salmon in the Fraser River in British Columbia of an infectious...

A deadly herpes virus is threatening oysters around the world

Oysters, a delicacy eaten on most coastlines of the world, are a multi-billion-dollar industry. They also are intriguing to study from a health perspective....

Man tests positive for Zika virus in Alaska after visit abroad

ANCHORAGE — Alaska health officials say a Midwest man working in Alaska has tested positive for the Zika virus following a recent visit to...
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