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Original musher retraces 800-mile diphtheria serum route to Nome

NENANA (AP) -- When a group of Alaska dog mushers relayed a life-saving diphtheria serum 800 miles from Nenana to Nome in 1925, Norman Vaughan was a 19-year-old Ivy League college student. That was 75 years...

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Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life'

...children who have not been vaccinated for certain types of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B and hepatitis B, and any other vaccinations for preventable diseases recommended by...

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Former school nurse pleads guilty to tampering

...on four forms between January 2012 to February 2012.All students in Alaska schools are required to "be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitis A and B, unless exempt for medical or religious reasons...

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Area mushers join campaign for health

...and 20 other mushers fought time and the elements to bring diphtheria serum to an afflicted Nome. While all the mushers in the...11 childhood diseases preventable by immunization include diphtheria, chicken pox, whooping cough and tetanus. "Shots are required...

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Health clinics offer back-to-school shots

...260-7446 A child also must be fully immunized as required by law, with DTAP (diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis, or whooping cough) against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and polio...

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Seminar takes women through 12 key issues

...and 20 other mushers fought time and the elements to bring diphtheria serum to an afflicted Nome. While all the mushers in the...11 childhood diseases preventable by immunization include diphtheria, chicken pox, whooping cough and tetanus. "Shots are required...

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New shot requirements begin: Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination goes into effect July 1

...immunization regulations require that students who need a 10 year Td (tetanus/diphtheria) booster, typically at age 14-16, receive Tdap vaccine (tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis). Outbreaks of pertussis, or whooping cough, are...

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Gebhardt first musher into Rainy Pass checkpoint

...thinking about his father and the eight Iditarods they did together. The race was begun to commemorate the lifesaving relay of diphtheria serum to Nome by mushers in 1925. Swingley holds the race record of 9 days, 2 hours and 42 minutes set in 1995. The teams...

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Gebhardt keeps Iditarod lead

...Rush city of Nome. Two teams have pulled out of the race so far. The race was begun to commemorate the lifesaving relay of diphtheria serum to Nome by mushers in 1925. Swingley holds the race record of 9 days, 2 hours, 42 minutes set in 1995. The teams...

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Kenai Peninsula Online - 02/29/00

...bear talks This 'Dawg likes packs Iditarod race teaches Little valuable lessons Original musher retraces 800-mile diphtheria serum route to Nome Cantwell area advisory committee resigns Greenpeace activists set up protest camp Police discrimination...

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