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Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...has been detected in moose in Russia, beavers in Virginia and caribou in Alaska, she said.The disease is spread through saliva when a predator bites another mammal. It's also spread when a scavenger eats infected nervous system tissue.The Fish and...
Chronic Wasting Disease shows up in Alberta moose

...tested positive for CWD in Canada!The origin of CWD is unknown, but transmission is likely lateral (animal to animal) by saliva, feces, urine and nervous/lyphoid tissues. Passing from mother to offspring may occur, but this mode appears to be relatively...
State declares rabies epidemic along northern coast to rabies. Exposure usually means a bite that broke the skin. ''What you need to have contact with is an animal's saliva,'' said Dr. Louisa Castrodale, a state epidemiologist. Small children are considered exposed if their scratches or mucous...
Sequel cashes in on horror

...sending them on a horrifying and murderous rampage. The virus spreads quickly, almost instantaneously after an exchange of blood or saliva; or both there?s a lot of biting going on. ?28 Days Later? follows one character and his attempts to survive until all...
Business Briefs

...screens, as well as breath alcohol screening. By year-end, the offerings will expand to drug testing via hair, sweat and saliva. Paternity testing via DNA collection will also be offered. TSS, Inc. specializes in health care education and substance...
More than 90 Alaskans contract viral meningitis

...went to the camp and lived with other campers and staff members. Viral meningitis can be spread through nasal secretions, saliva or poor hygiene. Other people at the camp contracted the illness and developed symptoms. The outbreak didn't stop there...
Biologists say chronic wasting disease not likely here

...Britons and untold cattle since 1996. Scientists believe chronic wasting disease can spread among deer through contact with saliva, feces or urine, but they do not know how. The most likely way CWD would be transmitted to Alaska is through imported elk...


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