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All Wildwood inmates to be tested for tuberculosis

...Richard Schmitz, the department of correction's spokesman, said the prison-wide tests "follow protocol." Dr. Beth Funk, the TB control officer for with the Alaska Division of Public Health, said once a positive case of TB is identified...

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In-state supplies of Cipro could treat about 5,000 people

...and could arrive within 12 hours. Each push-pack contains enough supplies to treat about 300,000 people, said Dr. Beth Funk, state medical epidemiologist. The CDC for the first time tried out the pharmaceutical stockpile program on Sept. 11...

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Alaska tops nation with highest TB rate

...are now elders, so the state still has a large pool of people at risk of getting TB and passing it on,'' said Dr. Beth Funk of the state Division of Public Health's epidemiology section. In some rural Alaska communities, as many as 90 percent...

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Student hospitalized 10 weeks after friend died of encephalitis

...not a disease but a condition that can be triggered by a number of viruses or bacteria, health authorities said. Dr. Beth Funk, state medical epidemiologist, said people can have the same disease and show different symptoms. ''We're looking...

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