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Augusta can develop a true 'shelter' for animals, not a death house

...prevent the spread of disease, such as following stricter cleaning protocols, treating minor illnesses like upper respiratory infections, testing for parvo and more.Volunteers would come in and help if there was a welcoming attitude of hope...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-29/augusta-can-deve
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...shelter, but all the animals had to be euthanized, Cpl. Dunlap said Saturday. Most of the animals had upper-respiratory infections, he said. Police charge woman with assaulting teacher DECATUR -A DeKalb County parent has been accused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/31/met_341758.shtml
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Cagle outlines health care plans

...the most common complaints found in emergency rooms, such as stomach, head or earaches, sore throat and upper respiratory infections. His goal is to get those patients out of costly emergency rooms. The General Assembly has already encouraged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/24/met_140937.shtml
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Md. horse dies; races cancelled

...symptoms of the diseaseat the undisclosed stable. The disease, which doesn't affect humans, can cause upper respiratory infections in horses as well as neurological symptoms that may affect the ability to walk and run.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/27/oth_49974.shtml
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More medical professionals try the alternatives

...to recovery, she said. According to Kemper's Nov. 19 survey, Uy and Hardy's approaches to their upper-respiratory infections are fairly typical. Of the survey subjects, 81 percent used some cold medication. Kemper found 60 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/10/ent_246999.shtml
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Missionaries sent to Honduras aid Mitch victims

...were sleeping in hammocks. Clothing hung from barbed-wire fences. Volunteers found malaria, diarrhea, upper respiratory infections (including pneumonia) and no food in the whole town, said Mr. McCollum. "People were not begging or anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/15/met_244765.shtml
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...240 healthy animals. Mr. Aiken said Thursday the shelter had tried antibiotics but they were unsuccessful. Upper respiratory infections aren't fatal to animals but do compromise their immune systems, making them vulnerable to much worse diseases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/30/met_460455.shtml
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Officers find woman's home overrun by cats

...where cats came and went as they pleased through open windows. Ms. Stewart said many cats appeared sick with upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. Some cats had injuries, possibly from fights or as the result of being attacked by other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/15/met_143868.shtml
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It's that time of the year, but where's the flu?

...typically lingers about twice as long as a cold. "It's a particularly bad year for both true influenza and upper respiratory infections," said Dr. Dennis Clifford, chairman of pulmonary medicine at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/01/tec_330956.shtml
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Disaster medical team readies for action

...lot of "trenchfoot" -- fungal infections from being forced to walk in damp shoes for days -- as well as upper respiratory infections and complications from malnutrition. MCG is the hospital sponsor for the team, and 55 people have already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/22/met_261967.shtml
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